6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A SPERBER PANEL
GREEK ISLANDS, DODECANESE, KOS, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
the cream linen ground embroidered in deep greens, reds and fawn silks, the main bed tent opening worked with a frieze of exuberant animals and a central queen in a pagoda, with additional panels from the same tent joined to one side
96cm. x 196cm.
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See Wace, plate LXVI, no 50, for a tent panel of identical design. See also The Textile Museum, Aegean Crossroads, plate 17, page 116, cat no 41
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