Textile fragment with script

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  • Catalogue text

    A wide band of script; a narrow band with a cable pattern. The design is white against a red background.

    It is impossible to distinguish surface and reverse on technical grounds, as the precision of outline and the depth of dye saturation is identical. However, the direction of the script identifies the surface. 15th century?

    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. 374 on p. 111 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 111 fig. 374

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