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Two Needlework Portraits of Fashionable Ladies

Auction:
2509
Lot:
677
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Needlework Portraits of Fashionable Ladies, 18th century, small oval bust-length portraits worked with silk and metallic threads on a silk ground, 5 1/4 x 4 in., mounted in oval tortoiseshell frames.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Small frayed area above dark-haired lady's head, some toning and fading on both portraits.

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head, Silk

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