Textile fragment with interlocking circles

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  • Catalogue text

    A wide band of interlocking circles, further connected by interlacing of stylized ?tendrils; the pattern is outlined in brown and has a red background. A narrow band of discs or stylized flowers is set next to it, as in Cat. no. 609 [EA1990.616].

    Selvedge at right angle to the bands. The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 617 on p. 182 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 202 & 231-232, vol. ii p. 182 fig. 617

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