textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1176

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  • Catalogue text

    White bands with red inscriptions on either side of a wide band with red half-rosettes and filled with an interlace of tendrils, flowers, and leaves. In addition there is the beginning of a design field with a pictorial scene which is too fragmentary to be able to read it.

    Selvedge parallel to a band with inscriptions, and the remains of a seam sewn with blue thread. The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. The inscription is derived from Persian, but is printed in reverse.

    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. 1172 on p. 354 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 354 fig. 1172

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