Textile fragment with tendrils arranged as medallions, rosettes, and a vine

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    A narrow band with a simple, continuous vine, white on a red ground; a wide pattern field with tendrils arranged as interlocking circles or medallions, each filled with a rosette. Additional small flowers fill the spaces between the medallions.

    Selvedge next to the narrow band. Surface and reverse show the pattern equally well.

    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. 616 on p. 181 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 181 fig. 616

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