Mughal embroidery A/F #19012

Fragmented Summer Carpet or floor spread, 19th century. Originally would have been frontispiece for a quilt with backing. Silk and gold spun thread on hand spun cotton. Probably made by Chinese immigrants to India, Deccan plateau, or Goa for the Parsee community. Such floor coverings were used in summer houses. Age: 19th century or earlier […]

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Ottoman ‘ Boche’ A/F #17094

17094: Ottoman Boche embroidery metallic thread on Silk Satin A/F Size: 56cm x 52cm 22in x 20in Age: Late 19th Century Condition: Minor damage to Magenta Satin field, shattering to duck-egg blue ornaments – see photos. Hand woven linen backing. Price: SOLD

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Pair of Lakai flat-woven covers #19011

Matched Pair of Lakai Central Asian Uzbek flat-woven ‘therme’ embroidered wool covers. Damage and fading in places. Extremely decorative and stable for use. Age:Mid / Late 19th century Condition: Good for age, fading in places , sides and ends worn, minor refinishing to edges. Size: 2.50 m X 1.50 m each approximately Price: £795 Click […]

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Afghan Turkmen Trapping #19006

Central Asian Tent decoration, wool on goat hair. Full pile, soft wool. Single ‘darvaza’ medallion decoration. These decorative hangings, or Torba, were often made to adorn the bridal camel on wedding days. Age: Early / Mid 20th century Condition: Very good pile, sides and ends original, was upcycled into a cushion, unoriginal backing and filling […]

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