Textile fragment with rosettes, diamond-shapes, and stars

Details

  • Catalogue text

    Bands and compartments filled with rosettes or diamond shapes, all separated by narrow bands with rows of stars, similar to Cat. no. 1004 [EA1990.1011], although the details of patterns are different.

    The fabric is loosely woven from very fine thread. It is not possible to distinguish between surface and reverse, and the blue may have been directly applied to 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. 1006 on p. 298 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 298, vol. ii p. 298 fig. 1006

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