Woven Striped cotton fabric from Egypt

A piece of rough striped cotton fabric for furnishings; upholstery fabric, cushion covers, parasols, although they often see in the spice market where using fabric for sacks/storage. They are machine woven without selvedge.

Purchased in the fabric market in Cairo, Egypt in 2010s.





Object: woven striped cotton fabric

Material: cotton

Technique: plain weave/tabby, vertical stripes

Density: warp (2-ply) 10-11tr/cm, weft (single-ply) 7-8tr/cm

Place of origin: Egypt

Location: private


Photo from the spice market in Cairo. 2016
Photo from the fabric market in Cairo. 2015