Textile fragment with grid of vines and flowers, probably from a garment

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    A grid formed by a continuous, fine, brown vine and small rosettes; each compartment contains a red flower with a fine stem and two leaves emerging. The background is white.

    There is evidence of stitching along one edge of the fragment, which is shaped to suggest tailoring. 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. 867 on p. 255 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 255 fig. 867

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