25 April 1997,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 98
GBP 20 - GBP 150
A Chumba rumal, embroidered with a circle of dancing gopis and Krishna, early 20th century--79cm x 84cm; and a blue cotton hanging embroidered in pink silks with a tree of life, also Indian, early 20th century
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Charles Holme, founder of The Studio magazine.
Charles Holme travelled extensively with his wife, collecting a range of decorative arts en route. He was also a ariend and fellow traveller of Arthur Liberty.
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