textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1164

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous field with small white and red rosettes set into a grid of interlocking medallions, alternating with a single large, red and white rose surrounded by small, irregular petals and dots. The background is blue. In addition there is a blue band with rows of red and white dots.

    As with Cat. no. 1159 [EA1990.1163], it is uncertain whether the design was stamped or applied by hand. The reverse shows slightly less dye saturation for the red, but more for blue.

    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. 1160 on p. 351 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 351 fig. 1160

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