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Item Details

Lot #190
DepartmentTextiles
Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00
Last UpdatedOctober 4, 2019

Description

COMMEMORATIVE SILK NEEDLEWORK IN MEMORY OF MY CRUISE AROUND THE WORLD" Filipino, Dated 1924
Depicts a spread-wing eagle with arrows hovering above crossed American flags on a vivid purple ground punctuated with white stars. Two oval apertures with decorative borders contain black and white photographs of sailors. Apertures flank an oval applied silk and threadwork panel depicting a steam/sail vessel, identified as the "S.S. Scottsburg". Also embroidered "Philippine Islands", "China", "Japan", "1924" and "Joe Hoey". 19.5" x 15.5" sight. Framed 25.5" x 21.5"."

Condition

Some creasing, but otherwise no significant wear or damages noted.

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