08-11-2013 08-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Silk Needlework Landscape

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Silk Needlework Landscape, England or America, late 18th century, worked in silk threads on a silk ground depicting a village on a river with figures boating and strolling, with large masonry building in the foreground, the scene surrounded by an undulating vine of finely worked flowers and bows, (toning, fraying, light stains), 17 x 19 1/2 in., in a gilt-gesso ripple frame.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Frayed lines in upper border and in upper right sky area.

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United Kingdom, Freemasonry