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Framed Silk Needlework Pillow Cover and Chinese Needlework Fragments

Auction:
2556M
Lot:
874
Sold for:
$74$60

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Auction:
Discovery - 2556M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 28, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Silk Needlework Pillow Cover and Chinese Needlework Fragments, the pillow cover stitched with silk threads on a creamy white silk ground with ruffled lace trim, ornamented with flowers and fruit, flower-filled baskets, with floral and fruiting vine borders, (fraying, losses), 12 1/2 x 14; with three Chinese silk needlework fragments stitched with silk threads in shades of blue and metallic threads, depicting flowers and butterflies, on a pink silk brocade ground, sight size 10 7/8 x 9, 10 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $125-175

Pillow cover- About fourteen areas with fraying/and /or losses mianly on edges. Chinese fragments, a couple small dark stains on left side of left piece.

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Brocade, Embroidery, Fashion, Lace, Pillow, Silk

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