A lampas weave silk Fragment Eastern Persia, 13th Century(2)
Lot 82
A lampas weave silk Fragment Central Asia or Eastern Khorasan, 13th Century(2)
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,700 - 7,800

Lot Details
A lampas weave silk Fragment Eastern Persia, 13th Century(2)
A lampas weave silk Fragment
Central Asia or Eastern Khorasan, 13th Century
of irregular form, the repeat design in gold on a once-red (now brownish-gold) ground consisting of lobed palmettes on a ground of trefoil motifs, mounted; and A another lampas weave Fragment, of irregular shape, the repeat design in gold consisting of stylised spinning rosettes on a herring-bone ground, mounted
50 x 36 cm. max; and 57 x 37 cm. respectively(2)

Footnotes

  • For a robe with spinning rosette design sold through these rooms, see Bonhams, Islamic and Indian Works of Art, 11th October 2000, lot 582; and for further information of textiles of this type, see Anne E. Wardwell, "Panni Tartarici: Eastern Islamic Silks Woven with Gold and Silver (13th-14th Centuries)", in Islamic Art, Vol. III, 1988-89, pp. 95-173; and also James C.Y. Wyatt and Anne Wardwell, When Silk was Gold, New York, 1997, pp. 127-63.
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