Lot n° 16
200 - 300
Result without fees
BRODERIE AUX BOUQUETS JAILLISSANT D’UN VASE
OTTOMAN EMPIRE, TURKEY OR GREECE, 19th CENTURY
Long linen stamen embroidered on both sides with gold metallic threads and silk threads in bright polychrome. At each end, two squares decorated with a vase from which flowers spring on a background dotted with small squares, some stains.
AN EMBROIDERY WITH VASES, OTTOMAN, TURKEY OR GREECE, 19TH CENTURY.
Size : 194 x 43 cm.
This long embroidery could be used as a waist belt or as a scarf. See the book Topkapi Palace, Akbank, Istanbul, 2000, p. 338 for an embroidered Ottoman waist belt. See also Marianne Ellis and Jennifer Wearden, Ottoman Embroidery, V&A Publications, London, 2001, pl. 49-55 for long embroidered belts.
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