1730 - 1770
Wool, silk, silver and silver thread
440 mm (Dia)Order this image
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One of seven round huqqa mats, with a pink silk roundel in four segments, the border in radiating panels of of flowering plants in lobed and cusped ovals within borders of flower-heads and trailing foliage, mainly in silver thread on a ground of fine silver strips; red mashru lining; silver tinsel fringe. See Tex.Cat.T/. Mughal style, mid 18th century. See 'Treasures from India' catalogue pg.105.
Accepted by HM Treasury on 21st March, 1963 in lieu of tax and conveyed to National Trust ownership on 29th November 1963.