Textile fragment with chevrons, hexagons, and flowers

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  • Catalogue text

    Four different types of chevrons, similar to Cat. no. 696 [EA1990.703]. Brown and red chevrons alternate. The widest has linked hexagons, and next to it is a red chevron with vines and small flowers. This is followed by a chevron with a brown ground filled with flowers and tendrils, and the fourth version is red with small single flowers.

    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. 697 on p. 205, vol. ii p. 205 fig. 697

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