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Ten Assorted Fabric-covered Pincushions

Auction:
2337
Lot:
192
Sold for:
$881$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Ten Assorted Fabric-covered Pincushions, America, 19th/early 20th century, composed of silk, wool, and velvet textiles, some with embroidered details, including one in the form of a butterfly, five bird-form pincushions, one spherical made of pieced pentagons, one pieced and sewn square in a log cabin pattern, another square with pendant emery-filled strawberry; together with a miniature square red and brown velvet patchwork pot holder, (wear), dia. 1 3/4- 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Embroidery, Needlework, Patchwork, Pincushion, Textile, Velvet

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