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Sitr (or sitarah) for the mahmal, bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülaziz, presented by Isma‘il Pasha, the khedive of Egypt Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, 1867-76; red silk with green silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding; with contemporary banners and copper-alloy finials, and a wooden frame, probably contemporary 400 (approx. height assembled) x 130 x 102 cm

Sitr (or sitarah) for the mahmal, bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülaziz, presented by Isma‘il Pasha, the khedive of Egypt Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, 1867-76; red silk with green silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding; with contemporary banners and copper-alloy finials, and a wooden frame, probably contemporary 400 (approx. height assembled) x 130 x 102 cm

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