Textile fragment with squares, clusters of dots, and rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous design of squares within squares, clusters of nine dots or tiny squares, and rosettes, usually with twelve petals each. The pattern is defined by the resist, the background is red. Brown is restricted to the squares.

    The reverse is heavily saturated with dye.

    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. 495 on p. 147 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 147 fig. 495

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