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Three Mennonite Quilts

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
634
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three Mennonite Quilts, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, c. 1890-1940, a Variable Star pattern, blue and red stars against a dark blue background with red triangle "wild goose chase" border; a Mariner's Compass variation quilt with red and stars against a printed red and white background; and a quilt with red and blue blocks against a dark blue background and red border, lg. to 86, wd. to 78 in.
Estimate $600-800

"Wild Goose Chase" quilt has some light staining and soiling; the red border quilt has some fading and few spots/stains.


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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Blankets, Eleanor Burns, Folk art, Quilt, Quilters, Quilting, Red, Textile arts, Visual arts

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