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Silk Needlework Patriotic Picture with American Eagle and Flags

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
682
Sold for:
$350$350

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

Description:

Silk Needlework Patriotic Picture with American Eagle and Flags, Japan, late 19th/early 20th century, executed with silk and metallic threads on a silk ground depicting a spreadwing eagle figure, padded and with a ceramic eye, with American flags, shield, banner, and stars in the background on a blue silk field, (tears and repairs to background fabric), 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $400-600

Several repaired tears to blue silk ground, three unrepaired tears at u.c. near edge, appears to have been archivally repaired and framed, but later tears have formed along the upper edge and rt and left background sides.


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.

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Japan, Flag of the United States, Silk

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