Textile fragment with stylized trees and leaves

Details

  • Title

    Textile fragment with stylized trees and leaves

  • Associated place

    Gujarat (place of creation)
  • Date

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

    cotton, block-printed with mordant, dyed brown and red, and resist-dyed blue; with stitching possibly in flax

  • Dimensions

    18 / 18 threads/cm (thread count)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.997

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  • Catalogue text

    A wide band with stylized, white trees filled with symmetrically arranged, flowering branches and separated by flowers. Next to it is a band of paired leaves and a rosette, white and red with brown outlines on a blue ground and white borders with red and blue diamonds.

    Selvedge at right angles to the bands. The reverse shows less dye saturation for red and brown, 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. 991 on p. 294 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 294 fig. 991

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