The shawl is in excellent condition, with no holes, tears, stains, or missing fringe. There are some creases which can be removed with care. The size is 48" on all sides, with 18" fringes.
This fine example is in excellent overall condition and measures 50" square with an additional 14" fringe on each side.
Purchased in Istanbul in 1996 for a private collection.
NOTES: 1. Ikats are the oldest known patterned textiles in the world. Though existing for thousands of years, these fabrics garnered fame in the nineteenth century, when the finest examples of them from Central Asia were used as a for...
Overall condition is excellent, with vibrant colors and no holes or repairs. The overall size is 43 1/2" by 36".
Note: Bizarre silks are a style of figured silk fabrics popular in Europe in the late 17th a...
With clear colors and in wonderful condition, the rug measures 30" by 22".
Acquired from a long time private collection, where it was used as a table display piece, but could certainly be used, in smaller segments, to make a number of exquisite pillows.
There are some scattered unimportant splits and very very minor and small spots of discoloration, all to be expected in such a delicate piece. The textile size is 41 3/8" by 17 ...
Let the most blessed be my guide
If it be his blessed will
Unto his vale into his fold
Up to his holy hill.
The sampler is signed Martha Graham Work Done in her 11th Year 182X. The last digit of the year was removed, as was often the case to hide the exact age of the maker.
Martha Graham was born in 1815, the daughter of Reverend Rober...
In very good condition except for a few minor pulls at the edges, whuch are easily and cheaply repaired.
Overall condition is not bad, but there is some surface wear, and some scatte...