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Embroidered Hanging Valance

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Embroidered Hanging Valance, China, 19th century, red silk with a green silk macrame tassel trim, depicting a court official at the center of a performance, surrounded by performers in costume, attendants, and guests, all embroidered in a variety of stitches, the faces of the figures with hand-painted details, not including trim approx. 20 in x 12 ft.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Missing a few tassels, minor stains/water damage, hole in backing.


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