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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)
    Cairo (found)
    Gujarat (Probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 16th century - 17th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed.

  • Museum number:

    IS.67-1972

  • Gallery location:

    South Asia, Room 41, case 15A

Physical description

Cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed. Patterned with a series of borders containing stylised flowering plants and geometrical designs. Colour of red-brown on a white ground. Fragment is coated in dried mud, presumably from find site.

Place of Origin

India (made)
Cairo (found)
Gujarat (Probably, made)

Date

ca. 16th century - 17th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed.

Dimensions

Length: 13 in maximum, Length: 33 cm maximum, Width: 7.25 in, Width: 18.4 cm

Descriptive line

Textile fragment, cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed, Gujarat (probably), found in Cairo, c.16th-17th century; Textiles

Labels and date

TEXTILE FRAGMENT
Cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed
Gujarat
c. 16th-17th century [01/08/2017]

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Mordant dyed; Resist dyeing

Categories

Textiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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