Press Releases tagged with shawls

Milliner Karen Morris, Minneapolis

PATTERN IS THE FASHION IN DRESS & ACCESSORIES AT THE 5TH AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM NOV. 18-19

Released: November 10, 2017

90 exhibitors in all fill the Beaux-Arts Court in time for holiday shopping  Pattern enhances many of the tunics, T-shirts, jackets, coats, hats and luxury accessories at the fifth American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Museum November 18-19, 2017. Fashion and accessories designers join jewelers and other artisans in the museum’s handsome Beaux-Arts Court the weekend before Thanksgiving, in time for holiday shopping.             Here are just some of the examples:  “When I was first introduced to weaving in the early 80s,” said Marsha Fleisher, Loominus, Woodstock, N.Y.,...


Bakshaish Carpet, Northwestern Iran, c.  1890 (Lot 141, Estimate: $15,000-18,000)

Woven Wonders: On April 25 Skinner Offers Notable Collections of Persian Rugs, Shawls, and Silk Embroideries

Released: April 6, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. presents splendid rugs, carpets and textiles from the Caucasus region, Persia, Anatolia, India, Central Asia, and China at auction on Tuesday, April 25 at 12PM. Public previews will be held on Sunday, April 23, 12 to 5PM; Monday, April 24, 12 to 7PM; and Tuesday, 9 to 10:30AM. Lawrence Kearney, Director of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets, notes that this auction includes three special collections with a preponderance of fresh-to-market examples of woven and embroidered artistry. Many pieces are early, from 18th and 19th-century shawls to early 19th century flo...


Silk Pile and Metal Thread Chinese 'Imperial' Carpet, late 19th century (Lot 87, Estimate $20,000-$25,000)

Chinese Imperial Carpets Highlight March 13 Auction at Skinner

Released: February 29, 2016

BOSTON, MA – February 26, 2016 – Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce its auction of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets on Sunday, March 13 at 12PM. With over 300 lots on offer, the sale features a number of early, striking collector’s pieces, as well as a broad range of 19th century furnishing rugs and carpets, many of which were consigned from estates or private collections.   Chinese Rugs Among several early Chinese rugs and rug fragments in the sale, one of the most significant is a 16th century Ming Imperial Carpet Fragment (Lot 84, estimated between $8,000 and $10,000).  An illus...


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