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01 November 2016, 14:00 GMT
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 69: A POLISH 'PASCHALIS' BROCADE SASH |(38 views)
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Description: woven double-sided in taqueté (weft-faced compound weave), applied with metal-thread fringing along both ends
Measurements: as stated in cataloguing Colours generally evenly faded overall. Designed to be reversible, and have four colour ways: the blue on one side is pale pink and the yellow is a pale cream. Some loose threads to brocade, especially at ends, and where floating wefts on reverse, within the end sections, and some of floating wefts lacking especially on reverse of one end. There are small red stitches consolidating the floating warps on the reverse of the other end in the pallu, and an old fold line visible on brocade in pallu end between the main flowers. There are some repairs to both corners at one end.The metal-thread fringing along both ends attached to thin strip of cotton on reverse. There is evidence of cream coloured silk edging along one side, lacking in section and predominantly now only on one side of panel (not turned over the edge). Overall the panel is in good condition. Finely woven, with charming details.
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Dimensions: approximately 426 by 44cm; 13ft. 11in., 1ft. 5in.
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