Textile fragment with stem, flowers, and leaves

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    A continuous undulating stem with white flowers and leaves attached; the design is repeated three times to make a continuous field. The pattern is outlined in brown against a pink background.

    The reverse shows that the mordant to produce the brown outlines was stamped on first, then a resist was applied and the fabric was dyed pink.

    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. 849 on p. 250 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 250 fig. 849

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