SOLD! for $116.00.
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- Low Estimate: $200.00
- High Estimate: $250.00
- Realized: $116.00
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Item 1: Blue woolen vest with elaborate passementerie decoration, partially lined in a red toile. Probably European, 19th century. 14" H x 32" W (circumference). Item 2: Early silk hand embroidered purse, pale green foldover style with embroidered fountain flanked on each side by dogs and a checkerboard style back. Edged in gold braided trim. American or European, early 19th century. 6-1/2" H x 11" W. Item 3: Silk embroidered panel, envelope style, with blue moire silk borders and straps, adorned with gold braided "tassels" and a cornucopia design. The top flap lifts to reveal the printed label of William H. Hortsmann Company, Philadelphia. Note: The Horstmann company was a well known retailer of dress trimmings and military goods during the 19th century and was especially noted for their passementerie. 13-1/2" x 15-1/2". Provenance: Estate of Salli LaGrone, Franklin, Tennessee. Condition: Overall all items in very good condition. Item 1: Missing hooks, several areas of wear, some holes, repairs and staining. Item 2:Some Braid coming loose and fraying at the outer edges. Item 3: Some areas of fraying and light staining.