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Blue and White Woven Wool and Cotton Jacquard Coverlet

Auction:
2349
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$558$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Woven Wool and Cotton Jacquard Coverlet, attributed to Asahel Amora Phelps (1795-1854), Delhi, Delaware County, New York, 1849, two-piece double-weave coverlet centered with twelve large medallions with flowers and pineapples and six small eight-point stars, bordered on four sides with urns of flowers and weeping willow trees flanked by birds, the corner blocks with spreadwing eagles, stars, and "DELHI 1845," one corner woven with the name for whom the quilt was made for "Betsey Scoville", (toning, stains), 95 x 77 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Delhi, Delaware County, Jacquard loom, Pineapple, Quilt, Salicaceae, Weaving, Willow, Woven

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