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Maori Cape,

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1098
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Maori Cape, New Zealand, last quarter 19th century, wool with taniko on three edges and black woolen tassels, 42 x 42 in.

Provenance: Collected in 1887 by Dr. John Rabe.
Estimate $500-700


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

John Rabe, Culture, Humanities, Māori, Māori language, Tāniko, Terminology, Wool, New Zealand

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