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June 4, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Doll with Handmade Shaker Garments

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 04, 2016 10:00AM


Doll with Handmade Shaker Garments, early 20th century, the doll dressed in a brown woolen gown with linen petticoat and straw bonnet, ht. 17 in.

Provenance: Margot Mayo, a folklorist with an appreciation for Shaker music who began recording and preserving American folk music in the 1930s. Her first experience with Shaker music was in an expedition to New Lebanon, New York, in 1948.
Estimate $800-1,200

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