Ottoman embroidery from the first quarter of the 20th century.   This fantastical piece is embroidered entirely with metal thread on a silk backing. The center of the design is a skyline of a mosque and minarets, surrounded by birds and four ornate vases in each corner. The negative space is filled in with small blossoms and leaves.    A delicate piece in fair condition, with wear throughout.

Antique Ottoman Metal Embroidery - 2'8 x 2'11

Regular price $450.00 Sale

Ottoman embroidery from the first quarter of the 20th century. 

This fantastical piece is embroidered entirely with metal thread on a silk backing. The center of the design is a skyline of a mosque and minarets, surrounded by birds and four ornate vases in each corner. The negative space is filled in with small blossoms and leaves.  

A delicate piece in fair condition, with wear throughout. A delicate piece, some conservation work has been carried out to prolong its longevity.

 

Size: 2'8" x 2'11" - 81cm x 89cm

Age: 1900-1925

Country of Origin: Turkey

Type of Textile: Embroidery

Material: Metal thread on silk ground

Pile Height: Flatwoven Embroidery

Condition: Fair

 

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