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ANTIQUE Ottoman Turkish Metal Thread EMBROIDERY Mihrab Prayer

ANTIQUE Ottoman Turkish Metal Thread EMBROIDERY Mihrab Prayer


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Textiles: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1298516

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$2500.00 USD

ANTIQUE Ottoman Turkish Metal Thread EMBROIDERY Mihrab Prayer Arch Mosque An IMPORTANT TEXTILE over 4lbs. Large This is a 19th century piece or earlier, hand embroidered with metal gold and silver thread, it weighs over 4 lbs. This antique Ottoman textile has a prayer arch, Mihrab, it was used as a door curtain, and now can be used as a tapestry. This sacred piece has Arabic calligraphy, on the bottom, and along the border. It also depicts a Turkish Mosque on the bottom. It is crochet with metal thread on three sides. This is an estate piece, it has a tarnish look, the metallic thread are old. There is a STAIN, looks like a coffee stain. It shows in the pictures. It measures 90 x 56 inches.