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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 534

    AN APPLIQUÉ PRAYER ARCH

    OTTOMAN, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Literature

    Roderick Taylor, Ottoman Embroidery