124 x 122 cm // 4ft 1" x 4ft
Aghabani is the name given to Levantine / Syrian silk embroideries. The name purportedly from two Aleppo families said to have started this type of work Al-Agha and Al-Bani. Worked in yellow silk chain stitch on a fine lightweight cotton and silk ground. From another piece it was possible to read in badly written Arabic script the word ﺣَﻠَﺐ ' Haleb ' ( Aleppo ).attribution.
• First half 20th cent