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Four Embroidered Silk Purses

Auction:
2660M
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2660M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Four Embroidered Silk Purses, Austria and France, 19th century, comprising a multicolored silk embroidered purse with gilt silver tapestry and gilt silver galloon trim, a blue silk taffeta purse with silk cross-stitch floral decoration and pink cord trim, a white silk embroidered purse with silk floral embroidery, and an ivory moire silk purse with multicolored floral embroidery and metallic gold braided trim.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $300-500

All with minor wear and soilign to cloth and rope boarders. Interiors lined and in good condition. Overall in excellent condition consistent with age and use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Austria, France, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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