Textile fragment with naturalistic linked flowers

Details

  • Title

    Textile fragment with naturalistic linked flowers

  • Associated place

    Egypt (find spot)
    Fustat (possible) (possible find spot)
    Europe (probable) (probable place of creation)
    India (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    late 19th - early 20th century (1871 - 1930)
  • Material and technique

    cotton, machine woven and printed, and dyed pink and red; with stitching in white cotton and black thread, possibly cotton

  • Material index

    cotton
  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27 x 5 cm (length x width)
    along length/width 22 / 26 threads/cm (thread count)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1212

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of flowers and leaves, identical to Cat. no. 1207 [EA1990.1211].

    The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. The fabric was originally part of the previous textile [EA1990.1211].

    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. 1208 on p. 365 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 365 fig. 1208

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