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Two Eastern European/Russian Metallic-threaded Embroideries

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$650$650

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

Description:

Two Eastern European/Russian Metallic-threaded Embroideries, two triangular textiles, possibly kerchiefs or head coverings, one in purple silk, the other in black satin, with intricate metallic embroidery; sold with a linen apron of similar origin, also with metallic embroidery.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $250-375


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, Embroidery, Linen, Needlework, Textile, Visual arts

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