Textile fragment with stylized trees

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    A field with stylized trees, some of which are flowering. The design is defined by white lines against a red ground. The fabric is made up from two pieces with the same design; one piece has a band design as well, with ?leaves and a zigzag border.

    The two pieces are not sewn together without matching the design. The reverse shows more dye saturation than the surface.

    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. 349 on pp. 103-104 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 104, vol. ii p. 103 fig. 349

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