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Three Mennonite Quilts

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1304
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Three Mennonite Quilts, made near St. Jacob's, Waterloo County, Ontario, c. 1910-30, a "Double Irish Chain" pattern quilt compose of blue blocks bordered by red and yellow diamonds bordered by red and blue border; a "Double Four Patch" pattern quilt, composed of stylized roses against a green background bordered by two bands of printed cloth; and an "Eight Point Star" pattern quilt composed of red and yellow stars on a green background bordered by red cloth all within a wide blue border, lg. to 85, wd. to 80 in.

Note: All acquired from the same estate; the "Double Irish Chain" and the "Eight Point Star" pattern quilts are believed to have been made by the same seamstress.
Estimate $600-800


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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Blankets, Folk art, Needlework, Quilt, Quilters, Quilting, Ralli quilt, Textile arts, Visual arts

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