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Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
65
Estimate:
$40,000 - $60,000

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt, made by Mary Bell Shawvan, c. 1863, composed of solid color and calico printed cotton, depicting a central spreadwing eagle with More ...

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell,"

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
83
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell," probably America, dated 1764, stitched in silk on linen with three lines of alphabet over stylized trees, strawberries, and flowers, signed and dated "Svsanna More ...

Miniature Needlework Sampler

Miniature Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
84
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Miniature Needlework Sampler, Esther Shove, Marblehead, Massachusetts, dated 1785, seven lines of white thread alphabet and numbers with the date "1785" stitched on a fine linen background, in a More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
85
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN More ...

Needlework Sampler "Joanna Y. Gordo,"

Needlework Sampler "Joanna Y. Gordo,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
87
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Needlework Sampler "Joanna Y. Gordo," probably America, dated 1803, stitched in silk on linen with four lines of alphabet and numbers above signature and date "JOANNA Y GORDO/Wrought this in the More ...

Needlework Sampler "Eliza Hilton,"

Needlework Sampler "Eliza Hilton,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
88
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Needlework Sampler "Eliza Hilton," Maine, dated 1812, stitched in silk on linen with seven lines of alphabet and numbers, signed and dated "Eliza R. Hilton aged 13, 1812," over three lines of verse, More ...

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
93
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers, 19th century, stitched in silk on a linen background with lines of alphabet and text, the larger signed "E E Eaton," the other "Polly Flag Smith Sudbury, More ...

Needlework "King" Family Record

Needlework "King" Family Record

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
98
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Needlework "King" Family Record, likely Danvers, Massachusetts, dated 1808, stitched in silk on a green linen background with five lines of alphabet and numbers over three lines of verse and ten More ...

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
109
Estimate:
$15,000 - $25,000

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket, possibly Harriet Goodwin, Alfred, Maine, c. 1880-1900, the finely woven basket with intricate quatrefoil pattern on the shallow lid stitched to the body More ...

Cloth Doll of a Black Woman in a Pink Gown

Cloth Doll of a Black Woman in a Pink Gown

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
125
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Cloth Doll of a Black Woman in a Pink Gown, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with applied cloth hair, glass bead eyes, stitched nose and mouth, dressed in a pink gown with plaid kerchief, More ...

Hand-stitched Star Quilt

Hand-stitched Star Quilt

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
430
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Hand-stitched Star Quilt, America, early 20th century, the large central star composed of yellow, red, black, white, and gray blocks on a red background, lg. 72, wd. 68 in. More ...

Hand-stitched Potted Flowers Pattern Quilt

Hand-stitched Potted Flowers Pattern Quilt

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
432
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Hand-stitched Potted Flowers Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, blocks composed of yellow and red flowers in a green pot on a yellow background, lg. 70, wd. 80 in. More ...

Two 20th Century Stainless Steel Medical Instruments

Two 20th Century Stainless Steel Medical Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1463
Estimate:
$50 - $75

Two 20th Century Stainless Steel Medical Instruments, a Singer surgical stitching instrument in its original box, and a Sierra-Shelden Tracheotome in its original green canvas satchel. Clocks, More ...

Colonial Revival Embroidered Sofa

Colonial Revival Embroidered Sofa

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1366
Sold for:
$369$300

Colonial Revival Embroidered Sofa, Paoli, Pennsylvania, 1939, ht. 32 1/4, wd. 66, dp. 30 3/4 in. Provenance: The elaborate embroidery (crewel or needlepoint) of this sofa was created by May More ...

Small Leather-covered Screen with Applied Fox Hunt Image

Small Leather-covered Screen with Applied Fox Hunt Image

Auction:
3191T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$74$60

Small Leather-covered Screen with Applied Fox Hunt Image, early 20th century, square form with rounded corners and triangular feet, stitched detail throughout, (imperfections), ht. 22, wd. 19 1/2 More ...

Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso

Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1482
Unsold
 

Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, a thin oval plaque probably formerly stitched onto fabric, largest 3 1/2 x 3 3/4, crescent wd. 4 1/4, frog dia. 3, plaque wd. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Zhuang Ethnic Minority Silk Embroidered Baby Carrier

Zhuang Ethnic Minority Silk Embroidered Baby Carrier

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$369$300

Zhuang Ethnic Minority Silk Embroidered Baby Carrier, Yunnan Province, China, early 20th century, silk satin-stitch embroidery and appliqué on cotton, with tassels, bells, and metallic ornaments, More ...

Western Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins

Western Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$677$550

Western Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1880, resolved moccasins with flaps decorated on the upper part by lazy-stitch beads organized in two white triangles dotted with blue beads on red More ...

Plains Beaded Commercial Leather Dispatch Bag

Plains Beaded Commercial Leather Dispatch Bag

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
251
Unsold
 

Plains Beaded Commercial Leather Dispatch Bag, Arapaho, c. 1880s, decorated on the front and sides with multicolored abstract geometric devices, the back with one panel of beadwork at the bottom, More ...

Sioux Pictorial Buffalo Hide Beaded Vest

Sioux Pictorial Buffalo Hide Beaded Vest

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Sioux Pictorial Buffalo Hide Beaded Vest, fourth quarter 19th century, stitched in translucent red, three shades of blue, and yellow on white beaded ground with Parnell band along the perimeter, More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Cloth and Hide Model Cradle Cover

Cheyenne Beaded Cloth and Hide Model Cradle Cover

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
267
Unsold
 

Cheyenne Beaded Cloth and Hide Model Cradle Cover, fourth quarter 19th century, mounted on a wood slat framework showing traces of yellow ochre pigment, sinew sewn in dark blue and translucent red More ...

Woman's Mantle,

Woman's Mantle,

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$369$300

Woman's Mantle, Quechua, Potolo, Bolivia, mid-20th century, two panels stitched together with a central opening, featuring four friezes of mythological birds, 52 x 49 in. Provenance: The Charles More ...

Oaxaca Blanket

Oaxaca Blanket

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
486
Sold for:
$861$700

Oaxaca Blanket, Mexico, c. 1870, woven in two panels and stitched together, with red, indigo, and natural wool colors, with short fringe at either end, 85 x 51 in. More ...

Oaxaca Blanket

Oaxaca Blanket

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Oaxaca Blanket, 19th century, Mexico, woven in two panels and stitched together, with red, indigo, and natural wool colors, (with minor edge losses), 75 x 45 in. Provenance: Private collection, More ...

Mexican Serape

Mexican Serape

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
488
Sold for:
$615$500

Mexican Serape, c. 1900, made from two sections stitched together, with a central medallion device and long fringes, 75 1/2 x 57 1/2 in. More ...

Large Washoe Polychrome Basketry Bowl

Large Washoe Polychrome Basketry Bowl

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
577
Sold for:
$308$250

Large Washoe Polychrome Basketry Bowl, Nevada, c. 1875-85, flat-bottom form with repeated geometric designs decorating the sloping sides, (minor stitch loss), ht. 4 1/4, dia. 14 1/4 in. More ...

Unfinished Needlework Sampler

Unfinished Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Unfinished Needlework Sampler, probably Vermont, late 18th century, stitched in silk on a linen background, the central area left blank surrounded by meandering flowering vines emanating from a pair More ...

Needlework Thompson Family Record

Needlework Thompson Family Record

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$308$250

Needlework Thompson Family Record, America, early 19th century, stitched in silk on a linen background, the center with names and birth dates of ten members of the Thompson family, all surrounded by More ...

"Ruth Badger" Needlework Sampler

"Ruth Badger" Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1367
Sold for:
$800$650

"Ruth Badger" Needlework Sampler, Connecticut, c. 1755, stitched in silk or worsted wool on a linen background with four lines of alphabet and numbers, lines of strawberry and pinwheel decoration, More ...

Embroidered Pincushion

Embroidered Pincushion

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1422
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Embroidered Pincushion, America, 19th century, decorated with a stitched pot of flowers and bird against a brown background, wd. 7 in. More ...