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Arts of India(#957) 12/06/2019 10:30 AM GMT

Lot 32 of 322: A fine Mughal unused panel on cream cotton ground with gold thread and red and silver beetle wings, India, 19th century, of long rectangular form, a square section to the end unfinished, the design with 23 bands running lengthwise each containing a repeating pattern of three circles and two leaves and with a border of thick gold textured thread, 275 x 46.8cm. Fabrics lavishly decorated with the iridescent wing-cases of Buprestidae beetles (better known as jewel beetles) were particularly fashio

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Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
Starting: £2,100
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Arts of India(#957)  12/06/2019 10:30 AM GMT