Tab with stylized plant

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    A single tab containing a red, stylized plant against a background of white, curving ?tendrils. There are some blue details.

    A rolled hem is sewn along both sides of the tab. The reverse shows very slightly more dye saturation than the surface. The resist may have been drawn on by hand rather than block-printed.

    In: Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997)

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), no. 1077 on p. 321 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 321 fig. 1077

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