Textile fragment with half-medallions, squares, and plants

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    A wide band of half-medallions and squares defined by white borders with red dots, and naturalistic sprigs of plants, white on a red ground. A band of small white arches and discs on brown ground is along one side, and fragments of it on the other side as well. A third design field includes red medallions filled with small white tendrils and brown details.

    Blue stitching. 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. 774 on p. 227 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 227, vol. ii p. 227 fig. 774

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