textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1174

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  • Catalogue text

    A wide band of stylized straight white ?trees with diamond-shaped tops. At the base are single bodhi tree leaves placed between the trunks. The design is followed by a solid red band and a narrow border with a very small checkerboard design.

    The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. There are a few traces of light blue, apparently applied to 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. 1170 on p. 354 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 354 fig. 1170

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