News about Embroidered Fashion
Michaan’s offers broad selection in Aug. 20 Gallery Auction
ALAMEDA, Calif. – On Saturday, August 20, Michaan’s Auctions will hold its monthly Gallery Auction. It will present an array of items from every genre and period, including a Henrietta Berk self-portrait, a Persian Rosicrucian rug, Haig Patigian artworks and a 2.20-carat VS1 diamond. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Vatican says artifacts were gifts; some Indigenous groups push for their return
VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Vatican Museums are home to some of the most magnificent artworks in the world, from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to ancient Egyptian antiquities and a pavilion full of papal chariots. But one of the museum’s least-visited collections is becoming its most contested before Pope Francis’ trip to Canada.
Silver thrones from India on show at Nelson-Atkins until May 2023
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A pair of ornate silver thrones with an intriguing history is currently on view at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Silver Splendor: Conserving the Royal Thrones of Dungarpur, India presents the royal assemblage following a multi-year conservation effort to restore them to their original glory, a process that […]
Countess opens couture-filled closet for Hindman sale, June 2
CHICAGO – Hindman will offer a collection of Parisian haute couture from the Countess Anita von Galen, a German aristocrat and socialite known for her avant-garde sense of style and brilliant entertaining, as the focal point of its June 2 Summer Fashion & Accessories auction. This auction contains one of the richest collections of haute […]