19thc Rare Early Indo-Portugese Goa Embroidered Panel

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


Additional information

Weight2 lbs