Textile fragment with squares, quatrefoils, and Maltese crosses

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    Squares with beaded frames and a quatrefoil in the centre, set into a grid of dots and Maltese crosses. The design is defined by the resist, the background is reddish brown.

    Selvedge, with the design being printed up to and beyond it. The reverse is heavily saturated with dye.

    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. 331 on p. 98 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 152, vol. ii p. 98 fig. 331

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