Friday, 25 November 2011
There are some charming items for auction on 30th November at Penrith Farmers' in the Skirsgill Saleroom. Lot 130 is a George III child's cot patchwork coverlet having a polychrome satinised floral border enclosing various patchwork sample borders, centred upon a foliate motif embroidered with `May thou be blessed sweetest babe 1808`. It is un-backed and measures 98cm(l) x 84cm(w)and has an estimate of: £100 - £150.
Lot 121 is a large, early 19th century patchwork chintz quilt, the centre panel and outer border has appliqué foliate decoration in the broderie perse technique with patterned patchwork samples, quilted in chevrons, diamonds and shell patterns. It measures 262cm x 220cm and has an estimate of : £300 - £400.
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Posted by N E E D L E P R I N T at 20:57