Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World Doha | 19 Mar 2009, Lot 315 an Ottoman Silk…
An Ottoman woven silk Panel (kemha) Turkey, 17th Century rectangular, the design in gold on a crimson red ground, with a lattice of tulips bearing flower-filled saz leaves, palmettes and pomegranates, mounted
Fragment Date: mid-16th century Geography: Turkey, probably Istanbul Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha) Dimensions: Textile: H. 24 in (61 cm) W. 26 1/2 in (67.3 cm) Mount: H. 28 5/8 in (72.7 cm) W. 31 6/8 in (80.6 cm) D. 7/8 in (2.2 cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952 Accession Number: 52.20.22
fireplaces stone/granite. Could stone the bottom half like this, then sheetrock the portion over the mantle and paint an accent color.
Planeta Zorg For some reason this little guy looked like something Matthew M. would like :)