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Two Wool Needlework Coat of Arms Panels

Auction:
2363
Lot:
415
Sold for:
$1,058$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2363
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Two Wool Needlework Coat of Arms Panels, mid to late 19th century, worked in wool yarns on a linen backing, the long panels each depicting seven round reserves with coats of arms and fleur-de-lis and sprigs on a red ground with looped and coiled rope border, (toning, one end frayed), 9 ft. 8 in. x 14 1/2 in.

Note: A tag attached to one of the panels is inscribed "Embroidered by Rosalie Forbes born 1822-died 1894 (or 6)."
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Rosalie Forbes, Embroidery, Linen, Rope

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