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Framed Crewel Embroidered Chair Seat Cover

Auction:
2255
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Framed Crewel Embroidered Chair Seat Cover, possibly Boston, 18th century, the seat cover with wool yarns stitched on a linen ground in a vibrant floral and fruit pattern in shades of red, pink, yellow, blue, and green on a green ground, a label affixed to the reverse reads "Hancock Mansion House crewel seat cover," the seat cover stretched over a 16 1/2 x 21 in. panel, in a molded wood frame.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Crewel embroidery, Embroidery, Linen, Needlework

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