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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3278M Marlborough
August 11, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Hand-stitched and Trapunto Adam and Eve Quilt with Chintz Applique

$7,995$6,500
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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