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Five Monochrome Silk Fringed Shawls

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
565
Sold for:
$325$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Five Monochrome Silk Fringed Shawls, America and/or Europe, 19th/early 20th century, in cream, sky blue, and various shades of pink and purple, one violet-colored possibly designed by Callot Soeurs, approx. 37 to 57 in. at center.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $200-400

pink with some fading/discoloration, ivory has some scattered small holes, blue with a few stains/spots, slight stain to lighter pink, violet with some fading/discoloration.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Callot Soeurs, Electromagnetic radiation, Stain, Staining, Staining dyes, Violet, Visual arts

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