Textile fragment with vines and flowers

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    A wide band of entwined vines with leaves emerging, as well as flowers seen in side-view; an additional narrow band of dots. The pattern is white on a red ground.

    There may possibly be traces of some green. Traces of brown appear close to the edges parallel to the bands. The dye saturation and precision of outlines is almost identical on surface and reverse.

    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. 367 on p. 109 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 109 fig. 367

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