Silk Lampas

silk lampas, with silver thread on a silk foundation

93 x 62cm

The pattern is a lattice densely filled with cloud scrolls, arabesques and small blank cartouches. It encloses pointed medallions containing ‘palmette trees’ filled with sprays of tulips, hyacinths and carnations.

J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.382, p.323.