Two Antique Egyptian Applique Wall Hanging Panels.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Textiles: Pre 1920: item # 1209078

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Two Antique Egyptian Applique Wall Hanging Panels.
Two very decorative wall hangings made of cotton with Arabic calligraphy. These panels were manufactured for the domestic and tourist market in the Street of the Tent Makers in Cairo. After the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the 1920's most applique textiles showing scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: good, traces of usage, little faded, one thin area. Dimension: 41 cm x 121 cm and 41 cm x 120 cm.

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