Textile fragment with dotted octagons, stars, and quatrefoils

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    A continuous field of linked octagons, stars, and quatrefoils, white and light brown on a blue background. The patterns are made up from small dots.

    Seam along one side, as well as some mending stitches. The textile looks like a Javanese batik cap, i.e. stamped batik. It is unusual that the thread twist combines s and z.

    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. 1191 on pp. 359-360 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 359 fig. 1191

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