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Lot 292: AN OTTOMAN PALACE-QUALITY METAL-THREAD TABLE COVER, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the purple velvet ground decorated in maraş style with gilt and silver metal threads with crescent moon and star centre emanating rays, surrouned by six stylised mosques and rich floral motifs, with outer fringed border, mounted on red linen ground
The velvet ground so worn that only vestiges remain, the gilt-thread rich although some tears in centre to cardboard backings and slight fraying and discoloration in some areas, the red linen backing with a tear and associated consolidation, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 82cm. diam.