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Japanese Souvenir Silk Embroidered Needlework of the Massachusetts State Seal

Auction:
2431
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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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, Embroidery, Needlework, Textile arts

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