Textile fragment with squares, diamond-shapes, and flowers

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    A band of squares filled alternatively with diamond shapes and eight-petalled flowers. A narrow band with an undulating vine and separate leaves is on either side of it. The pattern outlines are white, the squares are filled with red, and the background is brown.

    A selvedge; the band is at right angles to it. The reverse is more 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. 519 on p. 154 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 154 fig. 519

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