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Scandinavian "Rollakan" Bed Cover and a Bench Cover

Auction:
2795B
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2795B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 28, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Scandinavian "Rollakan" Bed Cover and a Bench Cover, Skane, c. 1820, the bed cover comprised of two halves sewn together with an allover design of alternating eight-pointed stars, stylized birds, and figures in hexagons in green-yellow, royal blue, red, black, and ivory highlights, stylized confronting bird border, 6 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 4 in. ; the bench cover, with a red field with an allover hexagonal lattice design inset with eight-pointed stars, stylized birds, and figures in yellow-green, medium blue, ivory, and black, double-cross-patterned border, 4 ft. 8 in. x 1 ft. 9 in.

Literature: For more information on Scandinavian flatweaves please see Flatweaves From Fjord and Forest, Peter Willborg, 1984, p. 74.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

some wear at the center seam


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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