Tabs with diamond-shapes and flowers

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  • Catalogue text

    Three tabs, each containing diamond shapes and a flower terminal. At their base is a band of diamonds, as in Cat. no. 1066 [EA1990.1073]. The design is defined by brown lines, the background is a patchy blue, and there are red details crudely filled in.

    The tabs are sewn with a rolled hem. The reverse shows less dye saturation for red and brown, but more for the blue.

    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. 1067 on p. 317 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 317 fig. 1067

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