London, South Kensington
6 October 2008
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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