Large Ottoman Wallet
Large Ottoman Wallet
Large Ottoman Wallet
Large Ottoman Wallet
Large Ottoman Wallet

Large Ottoman Wallet
18th c

The central motif is no doubt homage to Allah. The gold work metal threads are laid over paper to give a raised effect. Very attractive.

Description

The rose pink twill weave wool ground emrbodered with goldwork, the curved flap with central calligraphy flanked by small flower sprays, outlined in a leafy meander, edged with gold lace, the lower section with similar leafy meander decoration, opening to reveal a rose pink cotton lining, the back of same plain wool

Condition

When the flap is opened you can see the wool has slightly faded. The back is also fresh original colour. A small hole  under the flap and a split 3/4 in; 2 cm long to the back.

Price: on request

Ref N°: 1077

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