Textile fragment with bands of dotted patterns, vine, rosettes, and tendrils

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  • Catalogue text

    Bands with patterns made up from dots; these are arranged as small rhombic shapes and as a continuous vine, with stylized leaves and tendrils. In addition there is a continuous design of rosettes and tendrils. The resist defines the design, the background is red or brown.

    Stitches. The length of the block used is 12.5 cm. The reverse shows the pattern slightly blurred.

    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. 525 on p. 156 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 153-154, 156-157, & 159-166, vol. ii p. 156 fig. 525

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