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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 578

    AN EMBROIDERED HANGING

    OTTOMAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMBROIDERED HANGING
    OTTOMAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    the linen ground embroidered in blue and red silks with animated diagonal bands of tulips and pomegranates
    214cm. x 140cm.


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    See Lot 560, these rooms, 11 April 2008 for another embroidery in this series.

    See also Black & Loveless, From Thrace to Tartary, London 1981, No 5, and Victoria & Albert Museum, Ottoman Embroidery, London 2001, page 18, plate 23.

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