19thc Rare Early Indo-Portugese Goa Embroidered Panel
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Rare early Indo-Portugese embroidered textile, possibly made for the Portugese market in Goa in the 19thc. Central medallion floral design elements with several floral borders on a cinnamon colored silk satin ground. A distinctive Portugese embroidery technique adapted by the artisans in Goa using long bundles of silk floss satin stitch then top stitched down in a simple running stitch. In only fair condition with vertical tears in the central field and fray along sides as seen in the images, not backed.

45″ wide
48″ long

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Weight 2 lbs