Textile fragment with ornate medallion and lobed square

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    An ornate medallion and a lobed square, the latter with a wide frame made up from small flowers and tendrils. The pattern is white on a pink ground, with some light blue details.

    Two lines of stitching follow one diagonally cut edge of the fragment. For the pink, the reverse shows slightly less dye saturation than the surface. The blue is too pale to allow further analytical comments.

    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. 948 on p. 281 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 281 fig. 948

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