sample (textileworking: dyeing & printing); textile

Rectangular length of dark blue cotton hemmed at both shorter sides. The textile is decorated with a centre panel surrounded by 3 borders. The rectangular centre panel consists of an abstract plant-like motif which is framed with an arch. The whole area is additionally decorated with small floral motifs which have a cut octagonal piece of mirror attached to their centre. This is framed by a border consisting of 3 sections. The centre one contains a chain pattern with the small floral motif recurring in every link framed by solid lines. The 2 sections either side consists of a repeat feather-like dentate motif. The middle border contains a pattern which divides the field into smaller medallions. Each of these again contains the small floral motif. The outer border is similar to the inner one. On the longer sides the outer feather-like dentate motif borders is missing. At both shorter ends an additional border has been embroidered in yellow silk

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