Textile fragment with linked medallions, tendrils, and rosettes

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    Large linked medallions in the shape of pointed ovals, filled with stylized tendrils, rosettes, and a beaded garland. The pattern is defined by white against a pink-red background.

    The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. The fabric is very fragmented and fragile.

    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. 305 on p. 91 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 91 fig. 305

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