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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Two Embroidered Linen Show Towels

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Two Embroidered Linen Show Towels, possibly Pennsylvania, 18th century, both embroidered with silk threads on a handwoven linen ground, with flower borders stitched along each end, (imperfections),16 x 33 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Elise Beaven.
Estimate $150-250

Urn of flowers - Toning, a few small stains, a few holes and small losses on the edges, and a couple old overstitched repair about 1 and 1/2 in. dia.
C-scroll flowers- light toning, a few small scattered stains.

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Pennsylvania, Elise Beaven