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Three Mennonite Quilts

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1305
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Three Mennonite Quilts, Waterloo County, Ontario, c. 1910-60, a "Nine Patch and Churn Dash" pattern quilt composed of blocks red, blue, and black square blocks; a "Double Irish Chain" pattern quilt composed of red and yellow "chains" against a blue background; and a "Philadelphia Pavement" pattern quilt composed of shades of blue, purple, and red squares forming blocks divided by light blue "chains," lg. to 81, wd. to 74 in.

Note: The "Nine Patch and Churn Dash" and the "Double Irish Chain" pattern quilts were made in Floradale, Ontario.
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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Floradale, Philadelphia, Blankets, Floradale, Ontario, Folk art, Needlework, Quilt, Quilters, Quilting, Textile arts, Visual arts

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