Textile fragment with tendrils, rosettes, and pillars

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of stylized, white tendrils and small rosettes interlace as crosses on a red ground. On either side is a band of white cross-hatching against blue. The pattern continues on one side with red rosettes against a dark purple ground, followed by a row of pillars that can be read as either red on white ground, or white on red.

    The reverse shows 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. 926 on p. 275 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 275, vol. ii p. 275 fig. 926

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