Textile fragment with rosettes in dotted circles

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of red rosettes framed by brown, beaded circles, and linked to each other with small circles. Red trefoils fill the spandrels, the background is white. The fragment is similar to Cat. no. 508 [EA1990.515].

    It is difficult to determine how the mordant was applied, as surface and reverse are very similar.

    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. 509 on p. 151 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 214, vol. ii p. 151 fig. 509

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