textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1229

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  • Catalogue text

    The design is made up from wide bands of floral design. The pattern alternates between small, diagonally placed red flowers and large, single bunches.

    Two selvedges. The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. The narrow ends have been hemmed with silk thread.

    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. 1223 on p. 371 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 307, vol. ii p. 371 fig. 1223

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