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Chinese Minority Silk Wedding Blanket, Buyi

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Chinese Minority Silk Wedding Blanket, Buyi, Southern Guizhou Province, Qiannan area, China, cotton, silk thread, sewn from three strips of cotton ground fabric with discontinuous supplementary weft inlays in cotton and silk, plain cotton cloth border, 51 x 35 1/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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

Cambridge, China, Clothing industry, Culture, Manufacturing, Silk, Textile, Visual arts, Warp and weft

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