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Embroidered and Painted Silk Pictorial Needlework

Auction:
2230
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$382$325

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Embroidered and Painted Silk Pictorial Needlework, probably America, late 18th/early 19th century, silk threads on a silk ground, the needlework showing a pensive young woman seated beneath a tree with her dog at her side and distant mountains, painted face, hands, and background, in an oval black and gilt eglomise mat, (toning), aperture dia. 9 in., in a gilt gesso frame.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Embroidery, Fashion, Needlework, Silk