textile

Details

  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.240

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  • Catalogue text

    Centralized floral design, with an elaborate, twelve-petalled rosette for each block, and tendrils and leaves emerging. The resist defines the pattern, the background is blue.

    A flat (run-and-fell) seam attaches a small fragment, with remnants of a continuous vine pattern arranged in a band. The size of the printing block was 11.5 cm. x 11.5 cm.

    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. 231 on p. 66 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 66 fig. 231

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