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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 580

    A PURPLE GROUND VELVET IKAT CHAPAN, BOKARA, 1880S

    Price Realised  

    A PURPLE GROUND VELVET IKAT CHAPAN, BOKARA, 1880S
    woven with yellow, red and white comb motifs and chevrons


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Lady
    The late Josphine Powell advised the collector of the following five velvet ikat robes. Her influence can be seen in the vibrant colour range in these five examples.