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Victorian Black Wool and Persian Lamb Capelet

Auction:
2991T
Lot:
1437
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2991T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 16, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Victorian Black Wool and Persian Lamb Capelet, heavily embroidered, with a silk lining, labeled Maison A Boucicaut, size 46.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the preservation of the collections of the Danvers Historical Society.
Estimate $200-400


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

Archival science, Boucicaut, Collections care, Danvers, Massachusetts, Evidence law, Humanities, Museology, Scientific method, Silk, Terminology, Wool

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