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Inscription: In upper left corner: LASALLE FECIT; across bottom: DU NIL AU BOSPHORE. L'OTTOMAN FREMIT. SON PEUPLE L'ADORE. LA TERRE APPLAUDIT (From the Nile to the Bosphorus the Ottoman trembles: Her people adore her, the world applauds.). Both inscriptions embroidered in white silk in satin stitch.
Mrs. Henry Walters , New York (until 1941; her sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, April 26, 1941, No. 623; sold to MMA)
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