Saturday, 30 September 2023

Textile Details

'Egyptian Gods', Anonymous. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)
'Egyptian Gods', Anonymous. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)


Title of Textile:Egyptian Gods
Maker: Anonymous
Country of Origin: Egypt
Year Produced: 2010
Size (cm): 86cm (w) x 73cm (l)
Materials: A variety of synthetic and natural fabrics and thread
Type of Textile: Quilt

This anonymous patchwork quilt from Egypt depicts religious icons. It was a gift to curator Roberta Bacic, bought in Cairo International airport the day before the Arab Revolution started there.

Owner: Roberta Bacic collection
Location: Roberta Bacic, Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Martin Melaugh
Provenance: Acquired as a gift.

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