Rare MEIJI-ERA JAPANESE EXPORT Silk Embroidery AMERICAN EAGLE c. Rare MEIJI-ERA JAPANESE EXPORT Silk Embroidery AMERICAN EAGLE, circa 1850 - 1870s.
We feature a growing selection of Oriental, Chinese and Ethnic antiques. FREE PICK-UP IN THE CHICAGOLAND AREA. Up for your consideration is a very rare Meiji-era Japanese silk needlework panel for American Export, c.These pieces were purportedly made for American sailors, and some near identical pieces (maybe a bit later than this piece) have inset watercolor paintings with American ships. This is an especially large example, with all the desired features. There is no fabric used, each area of coloring is created with very fine stitching. The visible portion measures 23" x 19.25", and the outer dimensions of the later c.
1920s wood frame are 25" x 22". Overall, the piece is in very good condition, free of rips, tears, losses, or silk deterioration.
There is water marks along the lower and side borders which does not affect the needlework or design. It could be somewhat easily by a proper restorer, but it is not that distracting in its current state. The last photo shows a thread that fell from one of the tassels. There is also bunching to the silk near the borders from framing. The frame is in excellent condition.This quote is for the Continental U. International Buyers § Please Note. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Make your listings stand out with FREE Vendio custom templates! Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item "Rare MEIJI-ERA JAPANESE EXPORT Silk Embroidery AMERICAN EAGLE c. 1870 antique" is in sale since Friday, November 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Textile Art & Fiber Art". The seller is "thesapphiregallery" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.