Textile fragment with flowers and plants

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous design of naturalistic, white flowers and stems, the flower-heads with red shading. This is followed by a white band with a row of upright plants; these are red, possibly with green or yellow added. A second band has a continuous vine with flowers emerging. Beyond this band is the beginning of another field with white plants on a red ground.

    The reverse shows less 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. 864 on p. 254 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 254 fig. 864

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