3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 10,000
AN APPLIQUÉ PRAYER ARCH
OTTOMAN, CIRCA 1800
appliqué with a prayer arch surmounted with flowering fronds, with a mosque lamp and two cypress trees beneath, the borders with elegant endless knot cartouches, orchids and spring flowers
48in. x 72in. (115cm. x 173cm.)
mounted on a stretcher
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Illustrated in Hali Magazine HALI 106 p.78-82.
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Roderick Taylor, Ottoman Embroidery