A red clay pipe bowl in the shape of an Ottoman chibouk with metal mounting. Stamped number and round mark "S. Seiler", an Austrian factory trading till 1935. Condition: traces of usage, dish with two small chips, mounting little warped. Dimension: total length 8.5 cm.
An oval Persian amulet, made from brown glass, inscribed on one side in Islamic script with a talismanic phrase or invocation to God. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: with few tiny rim frits. Dimension: 53 mm long x 31 mm wide x 1 mm thin.
The basic fabric is a muslin-like plain weave. The ends embroidered in pastel colored silk and metal wrapped thread. The decoration is identical on both surfaces. Condition: little patina, one stain, few loose threads. Dimension: 80 cm x 42 cm.
The basic fabric is a striped linen weave. The ends embroidered in vibrant colored yarn and decorated with folded metal. The decoration is identical on both surfaces. Condition: little patina. Dimension: 128 cm x 36 cm.