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19th Century Moorish Islamic Ottoman Empire Textile Metallic Embroidered

$4,800

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Early 19th century antique Islamic Ottoman Empire metallic threads embroidered silk textile. Antique Oriental Byzantine textile depicting embroidered flowers depicting branches filled-in with silk floss threads creating an intricate embroidered pattern. On two of the corners, the antique Moorish textile panel is embellished with bands of blue silk rushing framed by with antique metallic gold and silver embroidered, this dramatic embroidered of meandering botanical's and animals, horses, fishes, peacocks that are done in earthy colors and embroidered on natural backed linen. An antique Ottoman Empire textile decorative and historical artifact. "Ottoman silk textiles are among the most elegant textiles produced in the Islamic word. Executed in a range of woven techniques including satin and velvet, these silks were produced for use both within the Ottoman Empire and for export to Europe and the Middle East, where they were considered among the most prized luxury objects. Most Ottoman silks produced for use within the Empire were used either for garments or furnishings." Condensed from: Nazanin Hedayat Munroe. Department of Islamic Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This antique textile is a “one-of-a-kind” piece. The blue silk and metallic threads are long gone, the gold thread with time has tarnish, antique condition, distressed. Size: 23.25" W x 39" H. This kind of textiles should be in a Museum in Turkey. Museum antique quality Islamic textile.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 39 in. (99.06 cm)Width: 23.25 in. (59.06 cm)Depth: 0.05 in. (1.27 mm)
  • Style
    Islamic (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    EmbroideredSilk
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1887
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading. Thread has tarnished and silk is damaged in some parts please see pictures and ask for more if needed.
  • Seller Location
    North Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: TFG191stDibs: LU906814549122

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    $175 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: North Hollywood, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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