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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    TWO EMBROIDERED BED CURTAIN PANELS

    SKYROS, GREECE, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    TWO EMBROIDERED BED CURTAIN PANELS
    SKYROS, GREECE, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Embroidered with repeating and rising ochre palmettes, joined together
    170in. (432cm.) long


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    Bed curtains with similar repeating patterns although attributed to Patmos and dated 17th century are illustrated in Krody, S. B., Embroideries of the Greek Islands, Harpies, Mermaids and Tulips, London, 2006, cat. 2.14, p. 53.