11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 03:00 PMCalender
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Japanese Souvenir Silk Embroidered Needlework of the Massachusetts State Seal

$2,252$1,900
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Japanese Souvenir Silk Embroidered Needlework of the Massachusetts State Seal, late 19th/early 20th century, polychrom silk embroidery threads on black silk panel backed and edge with paper with printed maker's label inscribed "Nagasaki, Japan, H. Imamura, Embroiderer," overall dimensions 25 x 29 3/4 in.

Note: The remarkable condition of this embroidered picture is due to its being stored in a WWI Shell casing.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Japan