23 October 2007
A QAJAR COMPOSITE SILK BROCADE PANEL
IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
Probably from a coat, the light blue field with an overall ogival lattice of lemon-yellow leaves enclosing panels each containing a mounted horseman, composite from panels of the same original cloth, areas of wear, mounted and stretched
15 x 20½in. (38 x 52cm.)
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Almut von Gladiss, Islamische Teppiche und Textilien, Hannover, 1987, no.26, p.35 (catalogued as 16th century).
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