Textile fragment with linked medallions and quatrefoils

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous field of linked, four-lobed medallions, with white, beaded frames and brown outlines against a red ground. Brown quatrefoils filled with white tendrils are set in between, and each medallion contains a brown square with the four corners elongated and ending in a small flower.

    Small remains of stitching to mend a tear. The reverse is less saturated with dye than the surface.

    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. 757 on p. 222 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 222 fig. 757

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