• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 608

    A FINE COTTON ROBE

    BALUCHISTAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE COTTON ROBE
    BALUCHISTAN, 19TH CENTURY
    the ivory ground finely embroidered with magenta and black silk geometric patterns, with characteristic triangular pocket


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    The embroidery on this robe is particularly fine and the colour scheme is unusual in being predominantly red. This is more reminiscent of Palestinian embroidery than Baluchi.

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