Textile fragment - 978.76.89_1_doc20100909_DSCN1115


Textile fragment

Medium:Block-printed cotton tabby
Geography: Made in India; used in Egypt
Date: 1800-1900
23 x 57.3 cm
Object number: 978.76.89
Credit Line: Abemayor Collection given in memory of Dr. Veronika Gervers, Associate Curator, Textile Department (1968-1979) by Albert and Federico Friedberg. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionFragment of a textile originally intended as a patka (waist sash). Design features bunches of flowers emerging from a small vase, framed by a band with a vine and red flowers. Remains of fringe below the floral band. Selvage at right edge.
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