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Papier-mache Milliner's Model with a Silk Hat

Auction:
2558M
Lot:
380
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Papier-mache Milliner's Model with a Silk Hat, probably France, early 19th century bust-length model with painted facial features, hair, and dress bodice, applied kidskin cap with padded back, wearing a green and white woven windowpane pattern silk hat with wire framework, lined with pink silk and tied with pink silk ribbons, (paint loss, cracks), model ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Cracks and small losses to crown of head, paint /gesso losses on nose, scattered paint losses on face and body.

Keywords

France, Silk

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