Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs
A circular needlework panel, embroidery with silk on silk, depicting an Oriental scenery with mosque, watch-tower and minaret behind palm tress. In the middle a French ship moored beneath a local ship. On the left bank of the river a French soldier, an oriental smoking a pipe on the other side. Originally frame in 'verre églomisé' glass mount, with gilt ornaments and text: 'Offert par M.elle Victorine Musso.f. 1842'.
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