Textile fragment with leaves and quatrefoils

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  • Catalogue text

    A red band of paired leaves alternating with quatrefoils and flanked by borders of stepped diamonds, as in Cat. no. 965 [EA1990.971]. In addition there is a pattern of large tendrils and flowers, white with brown outlines and red details against a blue ground.

    The reverse shows slightly less dye saturation for red and brown, but more for the blue.

    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. 966 on p. 287 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 280 & 287-288, vol. ii p. 287 fig. 966

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