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March 28, 2015 1:00PMCalender

Algerian Embroidered Panel

Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2795B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 28, 2015 1:00PM


Algerian Embroidered Panel, North Africa, first half 19th century, comprised of an allover design of large royal blue and red floral palmettes with small blossoms and vines in hues of green, aubergine, and ivory outlined in black, all enclosing an empty rectangular center panel, silk on linen, 3 ft. 10 in. x 2 ft. 4 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see Textiles of the Islamic World, John Gillow, 2010, p. 68.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

very minor areas of wear and soiling

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North Africa, John Gillow