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AN EMBROIDERED COVERLET, INDIAN FOR EXPORT, 18TH CENTURY
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AN EMBROIDERED COVERLET, INDIAN FOR EXPORT, 18TH CENTURY

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AN EMBROIDERED COVERLET, INDIAN FOR EXPORT, 18TH CENTURY
the pale yellow tussar silk ground tamboured in white with delicately scrolling foliage, the field with a central lobed medallion, for the Portuguese market--88in. (224cm.) x 112in. (260cm.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

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This type of coverlet was particularly popular with the Portuguese community. Variations on the theme include white ground coverlets with canary yellow embroidery usually incorporating European figures. The design of this piece is less influenced by European fashions than many.

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