4 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,938
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,000
An embroidered portière of purple velvet,
worked in couched metal threads with borders of calligraphic inscriptions above panels of stellar patterning, the mehrab worked with circular cartouches amongst arabesques, trimmed with an embroidered rope-effect border, Persian, 19th century, (worn)--200cm x 300cm
See Colour Plate 3
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