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    Sale 5454

    Indian and Islamic Textiles

    15 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    A FRAGMENT OF SILK BROCADE

    SAFAVID, LATE 16TH, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

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    A FRAGMENT OF SILK BROCADE
    SAFAVID, LATE 16TH, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    woven with three rose bushes each with a bird, possibly a bulbul (nightingale) and a hare and deer below
    16in. x 8in (40 x 20cm.)
    mounted in perspex


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    Compare Catalogue Number 8, page 18, Persische Seiden, Krefeld, 1988 for the mirror image of this silk. See also Victoria & Albert Museum, Islamic Textile Designs, 1983, page 16, No 37.

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