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Hand-stitched and Trapunto Adam and Eve Quilt with Chintz Applique

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Hand-stitched and Trapunto Adam and Eve Quilt with Chintz Applique, possibly Vermont, thought to be made by a member of the Sinclair family, c. 1840, the center with the firmament (sun, moon, and stars) surrounded by flowering plants and trees with silhouettes of the figures of Adam and Eve engaged in various activities, surrounded by the serpent, birds, and butterflies, all within a meandering grapevine border, approx. 93 x 88 in.

Provenance: The Sinclair Family, Vermont; Gerald Roy; Stephen Score, 2009.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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