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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 581

    A SPERBER PANEL

    GREEK ISLANDS, DODECANESE, KOS, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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