Textile fragment with linked circles and stars

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous field of large linked circles; each has a beaded surround and contains a white star with red and brown dots inside. A small rosette is set into the space between the circles. The pattern is as in Cat. no. 558 [EA1990.565].

    The reverse shows more dye saturation than the surface. The size of the block used was 9.5 cm. x 9.5 cm.

    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. 720 on p. 212 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 166 & 212, vol. ii p. 212 fig. 720

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