Textile fragment with small rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous design of small rosettes, each with twelve petals and a comparatively large red dot at the centre. The rosettes are brown against a white background.

    Stitching, possibly done recently to hold the fragment together. The width of the block used was 10 cm.; it is possible that the block had a rhombic, rather than rectangular, shape. 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. 469 on pp. 140-141 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 141 fig. 469

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