An early 17th century embroidered coif
Lot 48
An early 17th century embroidered coif
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,918) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Jul 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 21127
An early 17th century embroidered coif An early 17th century embroidered coif
Lot Details
An early 17th century embroidered coif
Cream linen embroidered with coiled vine tendrils of silver-gilt plaited braid stitch, with flowering and fruiting stems, including pomegranates, grapes and foxgloves worked in silk trellis stitch, mounted into the lid of a glazed and shaped satinwood and ebony lined box, lined with green damask silk, circa 1900,
coif 39 x 23cm.
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