Tab with stylized flowering plant, rosette, and vine

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Details

  • Title

    Tab with stylized flowering plant, rosette, and vine

  • Associated place

    Gujarat (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century AD
  • Material and technique

    cotton, block-printed with resist, and dyed blue

  • Dimensions

    13.5 x 10 cm (length x width)
    along length/width 17 / 18 threads/cm (thread count)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 5 | Textiles
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.172

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  • Catalogue text

    A tab shape with a running vine as a surround and a stylized flowering plant inside. At the centre of the design is a large rosette with three circles of petals; it has two vine scrolls at the base and an ornate flower-head at the top, which appears in side-view.

    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. 164 on p. 45 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 45 & 47-48, vol. ii p. 45 fig. 164

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