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Four Shaker Textiles

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Four Shaker Textiles, a length of fabric, dyed blue wool, plain weave, 48 E.P.I., lightly calendared, outer edge overcast with white thread, paper label pinned to edge of fabric reads "This piece to be reserved for sisters aprons," believed to have been purchased by Erhart Muller at New Lebanon, New York, in June of 1946, this cloth is similar to a sample of blue drugget woolen dress cloth from Mount Lebanon in a book at the Shaker Museum, Old Chatham, 34 1/2 in. x 15 1/2 yd.; a bolt of red and blue cloth, blue wool warp and red cotton weft, plain weave, 48 E.P.I., believed to have been purchased at New Lebanon, New York, in June of 1946, 34 1/2 in. x 7 yd.; a tablecloth, cotton, "N F 10" in cross-stitch at lower left, (small holes and some staining), 35 x 42 in.; and a bolt of brown wool cloth, "E.J." in cross-stitch on one end, 32 x 120 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

Carpet, Cross-stitch, Drugget, Embroidery, Plain weave, Sheep wool, Warp and woof, Weaves, Weaving

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