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Sixteen Multicolored Woven Keffiyehs/Headcloths

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
572
Sold for:
$800$800

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

Description:

Sixteen Multicolored Woven Keffiyehs/Headcloths, Middle East, 19th/20th century, mostly silk, some cotton, all square, with multicolored striped patterns and tasseled cords/fringe, approx. 30 to 50 in.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $600-800


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, Arabic culture, Headgear, Infinite loop, Keffiyeh, Palestinian clothing, Palestinian nationalism

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