• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 234

    A METAL THREAD EMBROIDERED OTTOMAN VELVET PANEL

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, FIRST HALFOF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A METAL THREAD EMBROIDERED OTTOMAN VELVET PANEL
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, FIRST HALFOF 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, the velvet ground heavily applied with silver metal thread, with a central inscribed line in green and gold naskh bordered with dense floral arabesques on brown velvet ground, in a red velvet stripe of green and gold garland, within gold floral borders with inscribed medallions on green ground between chevron-patterned lines, worn, losses, backed with red cloth
    42 x 88½in. (106 x 225cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE CORCORAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND