Pair of sumak mafrash side panels
47 x 56 cm (18.5 x 22 in.)
|| 23 wrapping wefts/inch.
|| rose, light red, dark red, light blue, dark blue, light yellow, emerald green, brown-black, ivory (9).
|| both complete. One has two minuscule restitched areas on the sides in the central ivory compartment.
|| Very fine examples of the type, with a crisp drawing and excellent colour saturation. They both contain a rose colour which is indicative of good age and is characteristic of a local variety of cochineal (see Wertime p.117).
|| James Opie, Portland.