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Painted and Embroidered Silk Mourning Picture

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
765
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Painted and Embroidered Silk Mourning Picture, reportedly Maine, c. 1830, worked in several needlepoint techniques and in watercolor on a white silk ground, depicting a large architectural mass in the background, and three-masted vessel flying an American flag, 24 1/2 x 25 1/2 in., in a molded walnut and parcel-gilt frame.

Provenance: The Collection of Colonel Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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