Textile fragment with stylized trees and leaves

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    A wide band with stylized, white trees filled with symmetrically arranged, flowering branches and separated by flowers. Next to it is a band of paired leaves and a rosette, white and red with brown outlines on a blue ground and white borders with red and blue diamonds.

    Selvedge at right angles to the bands. The reverse shows less dye saturation for red and brown, but more for blue.

    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. 991 on p. 294 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 294 fig. 991

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