Textile fragment with trees, stars, and radiating shapes

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    Coarsely patterned border, possibly representing trees in an architectural frame, stars above; beginning of a large design field with the part of a semicircle containing radiating, longitudinal shapes, as well as stars and a tree. The resist defines the pattern, the background is blue.

    Selvedge, close to it a line of stitching. The resist may have been applied by hand.

    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. 253 on p. 73 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 73 fig. 253

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