A large cover decorated with six alternate rows of carnation flowers, each petal enclosing a smaller carnation or a tulip.

Perhaps used in a courtly context as a wall hanging, or more usually as a floor spread or cushion covers. Width of two looms.

Provenance

Made in Turkey; Joseph Soustiel, Baron Louis Brincard.


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