Textile fragment with rosettes, stars, and octagons

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    A large design field has bands of rosettes that form a diagonal frame around the centre filled with stars and octagons. The octagons have frames of cable pattern. At right angles to the selvedge there are additional bands with rosettes.

    Selvedge, with remains of stitching along it. The reverse shows considerably more 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. 317 on p. 94 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 98, vol. ii p. 94 fig. 317

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