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Mennonite "Log Cabin" Quilt

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Mennonite "Log Cabin" Quilt, St. Jacobs, Waterloo County Ontario, Canada, c. 1930, bold pattern using light and dark shades of blue, violet, and black cloth arranged in log cabin blocks forming alternating dark and light bands, lg. 96, wd. 80 in.

Provenance: Made by Lydia Martin for one of her daughters.
Estimate $400-600


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

Lydia Martin, Blankets, Christianity in the United States, Folk art, German Canadian, Mennonite, Peace churches, Protestantism, Quilt, Quilting, St. Jacobs, Ontario, Waterloo, Ontario, Woolwich, Ontario

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