08-11-2013 08-11-2013
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2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Crewelwork Bedcover

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Crewelwork Bedcover, reportedly of Connecticut origin, 18th century, stitched with indigo blue yarns in a bold undulating leafy vine pattern, on a four-piece tan woven wool fabric foundation, signed with initials "TS" and two other initials, backed and edged at a later time with white twilled cotton fabric, conservation work executed with numerous areas of stitched repairs, (losses), 78 x 72 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Fred Fuessenich in 1971.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Since conservation efforts done some time ago. numerous holes/losses have occurred, but the running stich repairs executed were neatly done.

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Connecticut, Fred Fuessenich