Textile fragment with squares and stylized trees

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of squares, framed by a row of dots and containing alternating eight-petalled rosettes and diamond shapes; a second band with stylized plants and trees, the trees supported by trangular mounds. The combination of both bands is identical to Cat. no. 204 [EA1990.212]. The resist defines the pattern, the background is blue.

    Selvedge.

    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. 205 on p. 58 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 58, vol. ii p. 58 fig. 205

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