Textile fragment with tendrils and leaves

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    Tendrils with large, solid leaves, red on a white background.

    Two rows of stitching, approximately parallel, with 1.5 cm. to 2 cm. between them, and turning a corner at right angles. Remains of linen are attached to some of the stitches, woven from white and brown threads; these fragments may have been part of an ornamental band. The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 416 on p. 123 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 123 fig. 416

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