Brocatelle, Turkey or Venice, XVIth century, red satin background, yellow decoration woven in gold and cream woven in silver of a carnation in a crown of tulips in the middle of ribbons tied by a crown (tear on one side). Has a PA label on the back. Museum, Persian, No. 523, DATE 10-28-26 for November 28, 1926. In 1926, the Sesquicentennial International Exhibition was held in Philadelphia to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the declaration of independence of the United States. . The fair was placed in receivership in 1927 and its assets sold at auction. Former Charles Ratton collection. 1.52 x 0.61 m. Estimate: 300 - 500 EUR. SOLD for 13,000 EUR