Fragment

ca. 16th century - 17th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
South Asia, Room 41
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed.
Brief Description
Textile fragment, cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed, Gujarat (probably), found in Cairo, c.16th-17th century; Textiles
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 13in (maximum)
  • Length: 33cm (maximum)
  • Width: 7.25in
  • Width: 18.4cm
Gallery Label
TEXTILE FRAGMENT Cotton, block-printed mordant- and resist-dyed Gujarat c. 16th-17th century(01/08/2017)
Collection
Accession Number
IS.67-1972

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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