textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1167

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  • Catalogue text

    A border with ornate, elongated white hexagons on a red ground, and bands with continuous vines on either side. In addition there is the beginning of a design showing linked, purple squares filled with rosettes.

    Selvedge. The reverse shows 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. 1163 on p. 352 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 352 fig. 1163

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