Textile fragment with rosettes and pointed arches

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  • Catalogue text

    A narrow band of pointed arches, a second narrow band with small squares, as in bandhani imitations, and a wider design with two rows of small rosettes, each with a circle at the centre. At the edge is the beginning of the same design as in Cat. no. 714 [EA1990.721]. The bands have their patterns white against a red ground.

    The reverse shows less 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. 715 on p. 211 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 211 fig. 715

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