Textile fragment with swirling flower-heads and a dotted zigzag

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    A band with a single zigzag line of dots, and a stylized ?plant set into each triangular space. On either side of this band is a narrow band with very small rosettes alternating with dots; additional narrow bands with dots. A continuous pattern of large, swirling flower-heads makes up the second half of the fragment. All patterns are white against a red or brown background.

    The patterns are slightly blurred on the reverse.

    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. 533 on p. 159 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 159 fig. 533

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