Textile fragment with linked squares

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    Continuous field of small, linked red squares, with dots set between; the pattern can also be read in reverse, showing small, white crosses with dots at the centre.

    Selvedge. On the surface, lines of deep red against the faded colour suggest that folds were once sewn into the fabric. The reverse is not saturated by the dye.

    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. 276 on p. 83 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 83 fig. 276

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