Persian molded rectangular pottery tile decorated with a portrait of a young nobleman. The molding corresponding to the subject of polo player on horse. Condition: fine. Dimension: 22.9 cm x 15.3 cm, approx. 1.6 cm thick, weight: 920 g.
A Persian molded rectangular pottery tile decorated with a nobleman on horseback with stick and ball. Condition: fine, backside with small loss (as seen in the photos). Dimension: 22.5 cm x 15.2 cm, approx. 1.6 cm thick, weight: 898 g.
A long mantle made of mashru fabric, trimmed with braid and lined with gauze. Mashru is a satin weave fabric, a combination of cotton weft and silk warp, here with stripes in ikat technique. Produced in India or Syria for export to the Middle East. Condition: lining with few small holes and stains, partially missing braid and minor wear. Dimension: 125 cm high, sleeve to sleeve: 150 cm.
A long woman's coat, made of salmon-colored silk, with woven rows of polychrome flower bouquets. Front and back made of one panel of fabric, therefore the pattern being upside-down at the back. Slitted sleeve ends with embroidery in metal threads and the cuffs lined with additional fabric. Bordered with brocade bands and cream colored cotton lining. For similar entari please look at "Tulips Kaftans and Levni - Imperial Ottoman Costumes and Miniature Albums from Topkapi Palace in Istanbu ...click for details
The ground fabric is red wool felt, imported in the 19th century from England. Embroidered in sanlan (three shades of blue) with silk and couched silver wrapped threads. Pink silk lining. Condition: some small holes and missing threads, lining with stains. Dimension: 29.6 cm x 115 cm.
A mirror cover or wrapping cloth made of a coarse ground fabric entirely embroidered with metallic threads. Centrally a tughra, the calligraphic monogram of an Ottoman. Border with crochet work. Condition: patina, few stains, insignificantly missing threads. Dimension: diameter: 44.5 cm.
A pair of stirrups made of heavy brass, decorated with scrollwork, the visible sides additionally embellished with silver. Condition: fine. Dimension: 18.5 cm long x 13.7 cm wide x 21 cm high, weight: 2500 g.
A pair of shoes with leather sole for a Manchurian lady. The cream colored silk embroidered and appliqued with black silk. Blue cotton lining. The toecap bolstered with leather. Condition: little patina. Dimension: 24.5 cm long.
A lidded pottery storage pot for butter with polychrome geometric decoration painted in manganese, blue, green and yellow. Condition: few rim frittings, handle knob with a small chip. Dimension: 27.5 cm high.