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Group of Shaker-made Sewing Items

Auction:
2468
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Group of Shaker-made Sewing Items, late 19th and early 20th century, three graduating sewing carriers, a tiered thread holder with pincushion, a hinged box with mirror and lift-out tray, a poplar-ware box, compartmented tray, and pincushion, a D-shaped wallpaper covered jewelry case, woven sweetgrass items including six round covered boxes, three with sewing implements, a pincushion, two small mats; a leather and a fabric needle case, a linen travel sewing case with painted flower design, and two silk drawstring bags, twenty-two items total, dia. 2 1/4-10 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

linen travel sewing case, Pincushion

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