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A Persian Voided Velvet & Brocade Silk Textile Cover, 18th / 19th C.


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A fine Persian cover of rectangular form. The center with crimson velvet, voided with flowers in lozenge shaped lattice, the woven silk edging with boteh pattern on blue. The reverse with printed cotton lining and eging in woven wool fabric. The velvet composed of several pieces and apparently prior of the other fabrics, possibly of Italian origin, 17th century (please compare to 1937.1265 in the "Art Institute Chigago"). Condition: traces of usage, stained, wear, old mends. Dimension: approx. 63 x 65 cm.