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2785T Boston
February 24, 2015 12:00PM - March 2, 2015 4:00PMCalender
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English Crewelwork Embroidered Panel

 
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2785T Location: Boston Date / Time: February 24, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

English Crewelwork Embroidered Panel, c. early 18th century, a central flower sprouting into numerous branches embellished with leaves and tulips, the embroidered work (being all that remains of the original fabric) mounted on a heavy modern unbleached linen canvas and housed in a custom-made gilt-edged mahogany box, overall ht. 97 3/4, wd. 75 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

The embroidery is the only part of the original panel that survives intact.


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