London, South Kensington
8 October 2010
A LOOPED COTTON HAMMAM TOWEL
EGYPTIAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
embroidered in gilt thread with bunches of flowers, with the a Khedieval crown of Egypt and an embroidered inscription, possibly reading Ibrahim Hilmi.
26 x 52ins. (62 x 125cms.)
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This might refer to Abbas Hilmi, King Faroukh's brother.
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