Imperial Ottoman fragment

Imperial Ottoman embroidered fragment (with Cintamani design ?) Late XVII° century. Silk embroidery on linen. Dimension cm. 92 x 56 (36” x 22”). Sewn onto a black cotton textile and mounted on a wooden frame.SOLD.
Ottoman silk textiles are among the most elegant textiles produced in the Islamic world. They are characterized by large-scale stylized motifs often highlighted by shimmering metallic threads. Executed in a range of woven techniques including satin and velvet, these silks were produced for use both within the Ottoman empire and for export to Europe and the Middle East, where they were considered among the most prized luxury objects. SOLD.

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