11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender
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Woven Wool and Cotton Four-color Beiderwand Weave Coverlet

$296$250
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, Berks County, Henry Keener, Pennsylvania