Textile fragment with stripes

Details

  • Title

    Textile fragment with stripes

  • Associated place

    Egypt (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Syria (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    before 1990
  • Material and technique

    cotton, dyed blue

  • Material index

    cotton
  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    3.3 x 2.9 cm max. (length x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.549.a

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  • Catalogue text

    This additional textile fragment was found on the reverse of another fragment [EA1990.549] during conservation [provenance unknown]; it is very small, cotton, s-spun, with white lines against a blue ground.

    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. 542 on pp. 161-162 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 162, vol. ii p. 161 fig. 542

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