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This is an 18th Century Ottoman embroidery 4' x 6'. It was here with me just briefly for a little bit of work.
And a couple of details:
Posted at 09:35 PM in Art, Textiles & Antiques | Permalink
. . . Comes more Textile art!
Here are some recently mounted pieces. First, a pair of 17th Century Italian silk floss embroidered panels (measuring 20 1/2" x 44 1/2" each).
Check out the french knots at the center of the sunflower:
And this is a very long (19 1/2" x 87 1/2") 17th Century Italian Silk Floss Needlework Valence:
Details of the Valence: Left side
An incredibly beautiful piece in excellent condition!
Posted at 07:18 PM in Art, Textiles & Antiques | Permalink