This fine cap and ogee cove
frame was designed with the
collector using motifs selected
from her archive of
Middle-Eastern carpet patterns.
It features a hand-carved cap
in a diamond fringe pattern; an
incised step leading into a
sanded ogee cove with a raised
'bota' pattern and composition
palm frond corner ornaments;
and an incised and punched
liner. It is finished in water and
oil gilt 22k genuine gold leaf on
red bole (cap,step,and corners),
ochre(cove), and brown bole on
the liner.
approx. o.d. 34" x 46"
private collection
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