How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Nora Your Own Question

Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 10712
Experience:  Liberal Arts BA College Degree, Post-Graduate Christie's Education in London, 10 Yrs Art World Experience in NYC, President & Founder own Corporation. Member AOA & ISA USPAP Compliant through 2017
Type Your Antiques Question Here...
Nora is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I aquired a framed hand painted silk scarf at a garage sale

Customer Question

I aquired a framed hand painted silk scarf at a garage sale and have been trying to find its value. It looks Jamaican. The edges are tie dyed. I have not taken off the sealed back to look for signature. It's large 32"x32". It has3 palm trees and black face people with scarfs on their heads
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


This is batik textile art from the African nation of Kenya. Batik is a type of textile art crafted around the world by various cultures.

On today's market your large sized, framed batik textile art piece can sell for as high as $75.


Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


Just checking in to see if you viewed your answer and if you are seeking further assistance?

Please let me know.



Related Antiques Questions