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Objects on this list have 2 or more values, depending on what's known about
the item vs. it's value on appearance, or with the additional information. Values are given after the information,
and are NOT cumulative.
Information that can be divined is listed in the following order: Additional
1) by looking at the painting (artists, etc.) using a default Appraise DC 10;
Additional 2) what can be found with the Appraise Skill DC 25; Additional 3+)
the rest needs to be researched with the Gather Information Skill DC 20 or with
a Bard or an Expert with the appropriate Knowledge Skill DC 15. Depending on the information, you may wish to
change the DC or Skills involved.
Prices are what interested 3rd parties may pay to resell the item, if they
are in the business of moving this kind of merchandise. Others will pay somewhat less. Using this system, the “value” of
the item is the last price divined multiplied by 2.
Tapestries found throughout Faerun
Tapestry recounting the
battle between the god Tempus and a Demon. (150 gp) Additional 1) artist
unknown, no signature, circa 1225 DR.
(200 gp) Additional
2) to a worshipper of Tempus or temple of Tempus the tapestry is
worth up to 750 gp. (400
Tapestry of woodland
creatures. (200 gp) Additional 1) artist "T.W.N." cannot be identified (200 gp)
Additional 2): rare
threads used, some silver and gold threads. (450 gp).
Tapestry of an
idealized Calimport cityscape, complete with flying carpets and genies.
(750 gp) Additional 1) by
the artist "H-a-M", Hakim al-Mirra, circa 1350, a mass
producer of tapestries for tourist trade. (650 gp) Additional 2) contains
high quality threads, tightly stitched, and highlights of gold and
silver threads. (650 gp)
Tapestry of different
birds on different kinds of trees, all being watched by a plush white
cat with jeweled collar. (140 gp for the tapestry, 30 gp ea. for the 5
silver-mounted clear quartz stones on the collar) Additional 1) artist J.F. is unknown, circa (140 gp plus gems) Additional 2) a connection can be made if (Painting 8) has
been found, as J.F. is Janice
Fortuneir. Family will pay
400 gp finder's fee for the tapestry and where it was found (250 gp) Additional 3) birds and trees
are very accurate, and represent a fine collection of the birds and
native trees in the Neverwinter area.
A sage with such specialties may pay up to 600 gp for the work.
Framed embroidered work
of simple flowers and the alphabet, obviously homespun fabric and
threads. (15 gp) Additional:
artist "J" unknown, dated Harvestide 1346 (15 gp)
Tapestry in woodland
colors of realistic deer and other commonly hunted animals (could be a
trophy piece or teaching aid). Obviously
made to warm the wall of a lodge or other colder building as it is
backed with fine, heavy brown wool.
Very large, covering an area 12' long x 7' high. (1,500 gp) Additional 1) artist unknown,
circa 1275 DR. (1,500 gp)
Unframed sampler of
flowers, insects (bees and ants), and calligraphic alphabet worked on
finely woven linen in vividly colored silk thread. (750 gp) Additional 1) artist
"W.A." unknown, circa 1360 DR. (750 gp) Additional 2) actual age of the
piece is circa 650 DR, as told by the colors used in the threads, and
the flourishes in the lettering. Piece
was probably worked by a wealthy matron from Amn. (4,000 gp).
Tapestry of estate
life, with family names. Simple design, but large and old (500 gp)
Additional 1) artist "RNB" unknown, circa 750 DR. (1,500 gp)
Additional 2) scene and family names typical of Cormyr, but there's no
connection to present (1,500 gp)
Tapestry of bright
colors in geometric designs, 5' high x 3' wide (300 gp) Additional 1)
unsigned, about 10 years old. (300 gp) Additional 2) elven artist
Eranthe the Enchantress of Summervale. Who was last known in 1078 DR in Silverymoon (3,000
gp) Additional 3) She was
an elven enchantress who made a series of tapestries as spell components
for a teleportation-type spell. (there
is no magic in the tapestry itself) (3,500 gp) Additional 4) this
tapestry was a gift to Benedicta Clairien of Berdusk, a contemporary
friend of the enchantress (5,000 gp)
Tapestry of Viking-type
warriors, crudely drawn (25 gp) Additional 1) artist "ANV"
unknown, circa 1350 DR. (30
gp) Additional 2) from the
Korinn Archipelago (75 gp)
Tapestry of three young
women relaxing on a pastoral hillside under a tree with a castle high on
the hilltop (450 gp) Additional 1) artist "DWJ" unknown, dated
1228 DR (550 gp) Additional 2) idealized fantasy image of young Cormyran
noblewomen, probably from Cormyr (575 gp)
Tapestry of a floating
city, finely embroidered in subtle, finely colored threads (1,200 gp)
Additional 1) city is a Netherese floating enclave (1,800 gp) Additional
2) artist "Cerelia" unknown, dated 1887 (no year reckoning
noted, just the year number, but it's meant as Netherese year) (1,800
gp) Additional 3) the date would indicate the tapestry is from about
3300 years ago (date equivalent is -1972 DR) (6,000 gp) Additional 4)
the enclave is Ioulum, a central Netherese enclave, also the first
floating enclave, scene includes several significant landmarks (20,000
Four full woven
tapestries of pastorial life, one per season (300 gp ea, 1,500 as a set)
Additional 1) unsigned, but noted as completed in the year of the
Trumpet (1301 DR). (1,600 gp) Additional
2) the work is a community effort looted from Dragonspear Castle (1,600
Two blackwork (cross-stich
like embroidery) candle screens with flower motifs (150 gp ea). Additional 1) unsigned, circa
1330 DR (320 gp) Additional
2) the wooden stands/frames are finely carved and stained (50 gp ea for the stand in addition
to the blackwork).
Two silk embroidered
down throw pillows with abstract designs, primarily in gold and green
(30 gp each). Additional 1)
unsigned, circa 1280 DR
Tapestry depicting a
great battle against a great red dragon, breathing flame unto a knightly
warrior (750 gp) Additional
1) signed “TQ”; dating is difficult, at least 100 years old (900 gp)
Additional 2)the phrase “Final Price” is embroidered in the corner
with the initials (900 gp) Additional 3) inscription is the date “The
Year of the Final Price” is 869 DR (1150 gp) Additional 4) the scene is of
the legendary battle between the hero Ulren the Brave and the dragon
Tranthixzar; Ulren was mortally wounded but saved his lady love. (1,300
Tapestry of a waterfall
and pond, woven with fine threads (2,500 gp) Additional 1) signed “Sephina"