textile

Details

  • Date

    probably mid - late 19th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1227

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous design field with diagonally arranged, large red and white flowers and green and yellow leaves. The background is dark blue. A narrow border is placed along each selvedge, with red fleurs-de-lis set into rhombic shapes defined by small dots.

    Two selvedges. In technical details, colours, and arrangement of design the textile is similar to Cat. no. 1220 [EA1990.1226].

    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. 1221 on p. 370 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 370 fig. 1221

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