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Crewelwork Picture Fragment

Auction:
2482
Lot:
527
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Crewelwork Picture Fragment, probably America, late 18th/early 19th century, worked in wool yarns on a linen ground, with a large fruiting tree at the center with surrounded by flowers, trees, birds, butterflies and animals, (losses, toning), approx. 18 1/2 x 26 in., in a contemporary wood veneer frame.
Estimate $400-600

The fragment is loosesly stitched to a conservation fabric base, scattered losses to background, and a few areas of stitches, on the little hills of the foreground, many losses around around edges.

Keywords

Linen, Wool, Yarn

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