textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1175

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  • Catalogue text

    A wide design field of plants with very fine, purple stalks, red or blue leaves, and red berries on a white ground. The pattern has a red border with a white running spiral and a single line of red crosses, probably in imitation of cross-stitch.

    Selvedge. The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. The red border seems to be printed to imitate embroidery.

    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. 1171 on p. 354 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 354 fig. 1171

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