Textile fragment with tendrils, star-shaped flowers, and oval medallions

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    A continuous design field with white tendrils and small star-shaped flowers on a brown background, as well as red oval medallions with a pearl border. In addition there is a wide band with ornate arches, each filled with a single leaf hanging from the apex. Along the selvedge is a narrow, red band with a single row of white rosettes.

    Selvedge. 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. 842 on p. 248 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 248-249, vol. ii p. 248 fig. 842

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