Textile fragment with tendrils, vine leaves, and flowers or fruit

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    A band with blue tendrils and red vine leaves with serrated edges, as well as blue and red flowers or fruit. The design has a white background. In addition there is a narrow band with a row of rosettes and zigzag borders.

    Selvedge parallel to the bands. The reverse shows slightly less dye saturation for the red. There is no evidence of resist application for the blue.

    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. 1011 on p. 300 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 300 fig. 1011

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