Textile fragment with rosettes and stylized tendrils

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    A continuous field of small rosettes, brown against white, and small, stylized, white tendrils. The background is red.

    Remains of blue stitching along one side. Some of the rosettes have disintegrated due to a chemical reaction caused by the mordant used. The block size was 11 cm. x 7.5 cm. The reverse is only partly saturated with 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. 482 on p. 144 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 144, vol. ii p. 144 fig. 482

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