Turkish Ottoman embroidery on shot silk ( 196 x 140cm)

£ 720.00

196 x 140 = 6ft 5" x 4ft 7"

The embroidery is done in a metal coiled yarn in a chain stitch technique possibly from the use of a tambour onto shimmering green silk From some non-decorative quilted sewing it appears to have been once used as a quilt presumably with a cotton down now absent. The embroidery is thus without a mount of lining. The silk base is comprising of approx 14 joined pieces of varying sizes to make the whole.

There is some light staining not really noticeable.

Circa 1900

Price is ex vat ( £600 + VAT )

REF 15891

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