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.
very minor areas of wear and soiling
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