• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 609

    A LADY'S ROBE, OR ANTERI

    TURKEY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LADY'S ROBE, OR ANTERI
    TURKEY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    polychrome stripe woven with gilt, and lined in raspberry pink floral cotton; and an associated lilac waistcoat, also Ottoman; a purple velvet hanging, Ottoman, 19th century, heavily embroidered in gilt thread and paillettes; a robe, or anteri of deep purple silk embroidered with gilt thread and paillettes, and with wide gilt tape trimmings, lined in taupe printed cotton; together with a raspberry pink jacket, also embroidered in gilt threads
    148 x 60in. (192 x 152.4cm.) (5)


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