Saturday, September 19, 2009
AN OTTOMAN WOVEN SILK CALLIGRAPHIC TEXTILE, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
the dark red silk ground woven with cream silk thread, divided by horizontal chevrons into a series of alternating wide and narrow bands decorated with calligraphic inscriptions in vigorous .muhaqqaq., with cartouches flanked by two roundels on each side, mounted on board
116.4 by 71.3cm.
Photography/ Text © Sotheby´s
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