Textile fragment with tendrils, leaves, and flower-heads

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    A continuous field of tendrils with leaves and flower-heads, white on a red ground, and some brown details added to the large leaves and flowers.

    Selvedge with remains of stitching done with coarse thread. The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 835 on p. 246 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 246 fig. 835

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