Textile fragment with tendrils and lotus blossoms

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    Stylized plant design of thick, ornate tendrils with serrated edges and very small lotus blossoms. The pattern is defined by the red, the background is white.

    The pattern is only faintly visible on the reverse. The originally much stronger red appears at one end of the fragment, where apparently there once was a seam.

    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. 301 on p. 89 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 89 fig. 301

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