Textile fragment with stylized plants

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous design of stylized plants, surrounded by small, white tendrils set on red against a blue background, similar to Cat. no. 1113 [EA1990.1120]. In addition there is a border next to the selvedge, with a blue band containing single, red leaves alternating with rosettes in a circle. On either side of the blue band is a narrow red band with a row of white dots.

    Selvedge. 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. 1123 on p. 338 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 342, vol. ii p. 338 fig. 1123

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