Turkish antique Kandili block print (139 x 86cm)

£ 660.00

139 x 86 cm  //  4ft 7" x 2ft 10"

On lightweight cotton with one end embroidered in silver and gold. Said to be the work of a Nisantesh workshop (European suburb). Kandili where the printing was done is an Asian suburb of Istanbul which formally had a significant Greek population where and by which term these prints are popularly known.

A part of what was once a stole

• mid 19th C

Ref. 17166

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