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Summer Americana Auction

August 3 - August 5, 2016

Lot #1148
DepartmentTextiles
Sold For$5,000.00(hammer price)
 $6,000.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedAugust 30, 2016

Description

CAUCASIAN FIGURAL SILK EMBROIDERY Possibly Azerbaijan, 18th/Early 19th Century
Mostly long-stitch embroidery on cotton or linen. Four mythical winged figures circle a red disc against a black ground adorned with birds and stylized foliage. Four small pale blue spheres in corners. Stylized foliate border. 28.25 x 28.25"."

Condition

Scattered areas of loss to stitches. Many scattered areas where either thread (texture, color) or technique is different. Age-typical wear. Backed in printed linen with cotton binding.

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