08-11-2013 08-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Crewelwork Pillow

$5,100$4,250
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Crewelwork Pillow, America or England, 18th century, rectangular pillow stitched with wool yarns on a linen foundation, depicting two stags amidst a field of strawberries, large blossoms, buds, and leaves, with wool fringe and gold damask backing, (imperfections), 14 x 18 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Repairs: One old small patched repair to backing fabric c.r., one under pink blossom, and one repair at a corner; four very small holes scattered on background, a few minor small areas of yarn losses on a few blossoms and leaves.


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