London, South Kensington
11 October 2013
AN OTTOMAN GOLD THREAD EMBROIDERED HANGING PANEL
TURKEY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form, the gold thread embroidery arranged as a large floral spray, the borders with knotted scrollworks, on purple ground
76 x 54in. (193 x 140cm.)
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For a related bedspread with gilt wire couched over cardboard and stiched to the velvet ground, dated 19th century, see Hülya Bilgi, Idil Zanbak, Ottoman Embroideries in the Sadberk Hanim Museum Collection, Istanbul, 2012, cat.127, pp.304-305.
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