Textile fragment with tendrils, leaves, and flowers

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    Tendrils with serrated leaves and large flowers; the pattern is red against a white background.

    Remains of stitching. The reverse is less saturated with dye than the surface. The dye analysis has shown that the colorant used was alizarin with purpurin, the source of which was Rubia tinctorum L.

    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. 409 on p. 120 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 121 fig. 409

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