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Beaded Linen and Silk Reticule

Auction:
2509
Lot:
688
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Beaded Linen and Silk Reticule, "Hannah Haws's work 1837," the reticule composed of very small glass beads sewn onto linen, beaded with hearts, birds, and geometric designs on one side, and hearts, a potted plant, and birds on the reverse, vestiges of silk lining, 7 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

The beadwork is sound, none missing or loose. The silk lining and covering the drawstring area is mostly gone.

Keywords

Hannah Haws, Beadwork, Silk

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