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Blue and White Wool and Cotton Jacquard Coverlet

Auction:
2509
Lot:
690
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Wool and Cotton Jacquard Coverlet, America, 1835, two-piece double-weave coverlet with a central field of alternating patterns of heart and potted flower designs, bordered with eagles, stars, and columns, the end border with eagles, trees, diamonds, and stars, the name "FANNY MARKS," and "MARKS," the corner blocks with a monkey and a man and "WOVE IN 1835," (toning, light stains, scattered spots of stitched repairs, and edge fraying), 88 x 76 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

About 16 approx. 1/2-1 in. dia. areas of overstitching to stablize worn areas. About 6 in of joinery separation at the center seam.

Keywords

Jacquard loom, Weaving

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