Textile fragment with rosettes and vine

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous field of small, blue or grey rosettes defined by red outlines and set on a white ground. In addition there is a border band with a curving, red vine and flower-heads, on either side of which is a narrow band of red, blue, and white rosettes, each set into a square compartment.

    Selvedge. Surface and reverse are virtually indistinguishable and show the same degree of dye saturation.

    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. 898 on p. 267 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 267, vol. ii p. 267 fig. 898

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