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Three Mennonite Quilts

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1308
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, Waterloo County, Ontario, c. 1890-1950, a "Four Path" pattern quilt composed of blue and rose blocks, separated by a white diamond grid within a red printed cloth border; a quilt composed of blue and white spiral-form blocks; and a quilt composed of stylized stars on a black background, lg. to 85, wd. to 73 in.

Note: The "Four Patch" pattern quilt and the stylized star quilts were made by the grandmother of Leonard Bauman, Wallenstein, Waterloo County, Ontario; and the blue and white spiral quilt was made near Glenallan, and was acquired from the family of Joseph D.M. Martin.
Estimate $500-700

Blue and white spiral quilt has light soiling; red bordered quilt has light soiling and a few small spots; the black quilt appears to be in good overall condition.


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.

Keywords

Leonard Bauman, Joseph D.M. Martin, Blankets, Folk art, Needlework, Quilt, Quilters, Quilting, Textile arts, Visual arts

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