Textile fragment with stylized trees, a star, and leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    A sequence of three bands, the first with a row of stylized trees alternating with beaded columns, the second with a star set between stylized, paired leaves, and the third with a row of wheels or rosettes. The designs are white and partly filled with blue against a red or deep purple background. Solid blue and red bands separate the pattern bands.

    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. 928 on pp. 275-276 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 275 fig. 928

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