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Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Category: Antiques
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I have a tapestry that was given to my grandmother about

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I have a tapestry that was given to my grandmother about 1930. It's mounted on a board and attached to a wood frame in the back. Edges are starting to fray and is extremely dirty as it's never been cleaned. My question is-is it worth enough to send it to a tapestry restorer? I have pictures if you would like to see it. It's about 48" long and 24" tall.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


These generally sell for under $100 in good to excellent condition. The cost to restore would exceed the value of this piece, so it would be a sentimental investment vs financial if done.

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Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Why do they sell for so much online then if it's only worth $100 at best?