Tapestry inlaid gold and prescious stones

Feb 03, 2018. 23:58 UTC
Tapestry inlaid gold and prescious stones
United States of America

Buddha statues

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Appears to be silk sort of 3 dimensional inlaid with gold and stones


Auction / estate sale

Answered within about 16 hours
Feb 04, 16:02 UTC
By Erin-Marie Wallace

Fair Market Value

$100 - $200 USD

Insurance Value

$300 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Dave,

Thank you for taking the time to upload images to Mearto of your embroidered textile. This piece was hand-made made in the 20th century, in Myanmar and consists of gold and silver wrapped silk thread and faux gems on couch-work embroidery. Many examples were exported and sold abroad; in my experience I have seen these in Thailand. While your scene consists of two figures on elephants- dancers and procession scenes are also common iconography. Similar pieces, framed and unframed are currently selling at auction between $4100 - $200USD. Thank you for your submission to Mearto.

Sincerely Erin-Marie @ Rare-Era

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