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Folk Art Handmade Pillows


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1900: Item # 986846
 Black face SOLD Hearts dated 1893 $525 
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.