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Appliqued and Embroidered Mantel Cover; Circa 1870; Pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1900   item# 1243818

Appliqued and Embroidered Mantel Cover; Circa 1870; Pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$425. 

A variety of flowers and a bird and butterfly adorn this unusual mantelpiece cover. The embroidery is all done in wool. Most of the applique is wool with a bit of velvet. It measures 70" long and 9" deep. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.


Log Cabin Pin Cushion: Circa 1`870: pa.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1900   item# 1188151

Log Cabin Pin Cushion: Circa 1`870: pa.
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$275. 

Unusually large pin cushion done as a Pineapple Log Cabin. It measures 4 1/2" a 8" and 3" tall. It is made of fine wool and is probably filled with sawdust. Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin. Made in the 1870's.


Pennsylvania Pin Cushions

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1900   item# 1028222

Pennsylvania Pin Cushions
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


$95. on left SOLD on right 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania pin cushions from the late 19th century. Unusual cotton crazy on left measures 3 3/4" square. Nice variety of fabrics from the 1870's - 80's. Six lobes - pristine condition; finely hand pieced. 2 3/4" tall; beautiful 1870's material. Both have original loops for hanging.


Folk Art Handmade Pillows

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1900   item# 986846

Folk Art Handmade Pillows
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Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
301-948-4187


Black face SOLD Hearts dated 1893 $525 

Two unique, handmade pillows Black face on left - made of cotton sateen with wool embroidery. Wonderful plaited hairstyle. Three dimensional lips; oilcloth eyes are cut out to enhance her coy smile. Measures 12" in diameter; circa 1920. Circle pillow with appliqued date 1893 and initials SM. Hearts appliqued on both sides. Made of wool suiting with some old, very well done repairs. Measures 13" in diameter.

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