Aleppo Aghabani silk embroidey (124 x 122cm)

£ 80.00

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

Ref 16250


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