Lot n° 109
600 - 800
Iran, Resht, 19th century
Square panel composed of wool felt strips and applied motifs of different colors, embroidered with polychrome chain stitch. A large central rose surrounded by eight vases stands out in a black polylobed medallion inscribed in a red square. Double beige and red border decorated with many floral motifs. Large red border of floral bouquets. Red silk lining, good condition, small stains and wear.
153 x 153 cm.
This type of hanging originated in the Recht region of northwestern Iran, near the Caspian Sea, and could be used as a wall hanging or a table mat.
For an in-depth study of the nineteenth/tenth century Persian textiles in the Ramezani Collection, see: Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, Persian Textiles, The Ramezani Family Collection, Verlag Anton Pustet, Salzburg, 2019, pp. 68-95. Expert L.S.
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