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Five Cream-colored French Articles

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
573
Sold for:
$750$750

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

Description:

Five Cream-colored French Articles, 19th century, including blond and llama lace shawls, a semicircular net veil, a white mull fichu with satin stitch, eyelet, and openwork embroidery, and an embroidered net apron.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $300-500

Llama shawl with a few holes to net and 1" brown spot, blonde lace with some staining, semicircular veil appears to be in good condition, fichu with a few stains, holes, and a tear, apron with repairs, holes, sewn onto contemporary backing.


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, Lace, Persian clothing, Shawl, Veil

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