1 - 2 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A PORTUGUESE APPLIQUE EMBROIDERY,
Composed of original fragments sewn on a new ground
Approximately 27ft. 3in. x 18ft. 5in. (830cm. x 561cm.)
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The present lot was probably made either as a wall hanging or more likely as a dining table cover.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Property from the Estate of Robin Roberts
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