Textile fragment with tendrils and flowers

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    A continuous field of curving white tendrils, with flowers and leaves emerging. These are defined by white outlines and details, filled with red or brown; the background is red.

    A narrow strip of fabric is sewn onto one end of the fabric, using a round seam. The reverse shows more dye saturation than the surface. The size of the block used was 12 cm. x 9.5 cm.

    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. 826 on pp. 243-244 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 243 fig. 826

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