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Three Chain-stitch Embroidered Shawls

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
596
Sold for:
$750$750

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

Description:

Three Chain-stitch Embroidered Shawls, 20th century, including pink and green fringed silk with polychrome embroidery and a black net with multicolored pastel floral design.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $200-300

Net overall good, with a few small holes and pulls/imperfections. Pink with small brown spot/stain. Green with a few very small holes scattered, and minor stains, some overall fading, and a few pieces fringe detached but with lot.


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, Cultural history, Embroidery, Persian clothing, Shawl

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