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Chinese Export American Eagle Silk Needlework Picture

Auction:
2198
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export American Eagle Silk Needlework Picture, late 19th/early 20th century, the needlework with silk and silver metallic threads depicting thirteen stars over an eagle flanked by two American flags with an American shield above a banner with embroidered "E PLURIBUS UNUM," and the initials "F," "C," and "O," conservationally mounted in the original oak frame; together with an American needlework embroidered flag with "OLD GLORY" stitched in silk threads on a black ground, (minor fading), eagle sight size 20 3/4 x 24; flag needlework 21 7/8 x 18 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

OLD GLORY, Embroidery, Fashion, Flag of the United States, Needlework, Silk