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Surahani Embroidery

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Surahani Embroidery, East Caucasus, late 17th/early 18th century, comprised of an allover lattice design of hooked cruciform motifs, diamonds in octagons, and eight-pointed stars-in-hexagons all in shades of light blue, gold, beige, ivory, and salmon, all within a flattened hexagon and eight-pointed star border, 2 ft. 4 in. x 2 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

embroidery loss throughout, fabric backing


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

Cuboctahedron, Embroidery, Hexagon, Polygons, Quasiregular polyhedra, Star polygon

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