Textile fragment with flowering trees and rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    Two bands separated by a blue and white sawtooth border; one band with two types of flowering trees, arranged in alternation, as in Cat. no. 929 [EA1990.935], the other with a row of wheels or rosettes. The design is white with red filling against a deep purple background.

    The reverse shows more dye saturation 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. 930 on p. 276 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 276 fig. 930

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