Textile fragment with Arabic-style script, dots, and stylized leaves or trees

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  • Catalogue text

    Band with inscription, lines of dots on either side, and a row of stylized leaves or trees. The resist defines the design, the background is blue.

    Selvedge and some stitching. The inscription is derived from Arabic, but it is not readable. For further comment see Cat. no. 140 [EA1990.148]. 12th century?

    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. 141 on p. 38 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 38 fig. 141

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