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Woven Wool and Cotton Four-color Beiderwand Weave Coverlet

Auction:
2431
Lot:
643
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Woven Wool and Cotton Four-color Beiderwand Weave Coverlet, Henry Keener, Wolmesdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1845, two-piece coverlet combining a star anf floral interior with floral and foliate borders, the corner blocks inscribed "HENRY KEENER WOLMESDORF 1845 J.MELL," fringed on three sides, in red, green, and black wool and indigo dyed cotton, (fringe losses) 93 x 80 in., excluding fringe.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Wolmesdorf, Henry Keener, Berks County, Pennsylvania, Fringe, Wool, Woven coverlet

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