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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 203 A

    A SAFAVID SILK AND METAL THREAD BROCADE SASH

    IRAN, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A SAFAVID SILK AND METAL THREAD BROCADE SASH
    IRAN, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, woven in blue, salmon pink, green and gold, the peach ground woven with diagonal rows of serrated leaves overlaid by diagonal rows of cusped medallions each containing a floral spray, each end with a broad panel containing five vases issuing a variety of flowering plants against a silver-thread ground, between minor floral meander stripes, very minor areas of staining, slightly faded, cut and probably reduced at one end, small panels from the original width tucked under each end
    19¼ x 86½in. (48.9 x 219.7cm.)


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