Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Includes two pairs of circular embroidery, one with a golden yellow silk ground and one with an iron red silk ground, both with decoration in forbidden stitch; and five smaller circular embroideries decorated with flowers; all with polychrome silk threading and metallic gold thread.
Diameter: 5 in. (largest)The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Some loose threads; general wear; very minor staining.