Textile fragment with tendrils, leaves, and flowers

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    A continuous field of white tendrils with leaves and flowers on a red ground, with small details filled in with blue.

    The reverse shows some evidence of resist cracking, creating additional red lines. The blue details seem to have been added directly onto the fabric without a previous resist application.

    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. 1087 on p. 325 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 325 fig. 1087

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