Textile fragment with linked medallions and cartouches

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    Narrow bands with a single row of dots form the outlines of medallions linked by cartouches. The medallions are superimposed on an identical design, but set at right angles, which gives the total pattern the appearance of interlace. The background is red, the details brown and white.

    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. 739 on p. 217 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 217 fig. 739

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