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Eleven Continental Textiles

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
571
Sold for:
$800$800

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

Description:

Eleven Continental Textiles, eastern Europe, southeastern Europe, and the Middle East, 19th/20th century, including a Romanian sheer silk headdress, Croatian embroidered scarf and kerchief, a Slovak lace nuptial kerchief, two gauze and silk shawls, a Syrian natural cotton scarf with striped borders, and a sheer woven scarf with gold and silver floral embroidery from the Macedonia region.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $400-600

Printed red kerchief with small hole to corner, one brown striped sheer with tears and holes, lace kerchief with stain to center of net, yellow-patterned gauze shawl with hole to center and a couple of brown spots, Macedonian embroidery overall good with a couple of spots to center, Syrian scarf with ink mark or stamp to center and with a few pulls to fabric, three embroidered scarves/headclothes all with staining to center but embriodery in tact, one has loose edge which can be reattached.


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

eastern Europe, southeastern Europe, Macedonia, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Embroidery, Headgear, Kerchief, Scarf, Shawl

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