textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1163

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  • Catalogue text

    Curving lines of red and white dots, and red and white flowers are set between these lines. The background is blue.

    It is uncertain whether the design was stamped, or applied by hand. The fabric was loosely woven from fine thread, and dye saturation was equal on surface and 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. 1159 on p. 351 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 351 fig. 1159

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