textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1166

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  • Catalogue text

    The pattern can be read either as linked circles with a diamond-shaped centre or as quatrefoils, similar to Cat. no. 1092 [EA1990.1099]. The design is white and purple, and it is filled with small, red flowers and green leaves.

    Selvedge. White stitching is included to hold the fragment together. The reverse shows considerably less 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. 1162 on p. 351 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 351 fig. 1162

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