Textile fragment with quatrefoils, flowers, and stars

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    Large red quatrefoils with a wreath of flowers inside and a star at the centre alternate with quatrefoils that are filled with dense floral designs. The medallions are linked by small, purple and white cartouches and larger white medallions with purple tendrils around a central disc.

    The reverse shows less 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. 756 on p. 222 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 222 fig. 756

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