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A PART COTTON SILEH
A PART COTTON SILEH

CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870

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A PART COTTON SILEH
CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870
Woven in two panels, the brick-red field with polychrome angular motifs around four rows of four large stylised dragons forming S-motifs, each containing polychrome S-motifs, in a reciprocal skittle-pattern border between minor stripes, areas of corrosion, minimal damages
9ft.2in. x 6ft.10in. (279cm. x 208cm.)

Lot Essay

The drawing in this sileh is unusually good. Not only are the filler S-motifs within the dragons pointing in alternating directions, but the eyes above are also hooded.
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