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Embroidered and Painted Silk Pictorial Needlework

Auction:
2230
Lot:
128A
Sold for:
$558$475

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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 depicting a young woman with rake, flask, and basket in a pastoral scene with buildings and town in the distance, painted face and hands, oval gilt and black eglomise mat, (minor tears in background), aperture dia. 7 3/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Embroidery, Needlework, Silk