Textile fragment with grid of stripes

Details

  • Title

    Textile fragment with grid of stripes

  • Associated place

    Egypt (find spot)
    Fustat (possible) (possible find spot)
    Near East (place of creation)
  • Date

    possibly 14th - 15th century (1301 - 1500)
  • Material and technique

    silk, partly dyed brown, and woven

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    22 x 6.5 cm (length x width)
    along length/width 44 / 30 threads/cm (thread count)
    0.01 cm (thread diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1988.52

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  • Catalogue text

    A woven silk textile with a plaid design, brown with a grid of beige stripes.

    The original accession card dates the fragment to possibly the fourteenth/fifteenth century.

    In: Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, vol. iii, vol. i

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