Antique & Vintage Linen & Textile Auction
Antique Whitework Candlewick Bedspread 1874 measuring 64×91 inches. Laura Fisher describes this textile on her website as: “White embroidery in raised dimension accentuates the aspen(?)leaves on chain stitched slender branches. Signed Z. Huston in lower right corner, dated 1874. Such embroidery candlewicks usually emerge from New England in the earlier 19th century; don’t know locale of this lovely example, | but still it is an uncommon find. Details are mirror imaged across the entire center so can be used horizontally or vertically.” Additionally, there is an APP 71 embroidered below the name and date. It is in good condition with several small holes, some edge wear, a small separation in the center seam, and small spots. I also noted 2 repairs. This item was part of Laura Fisher’s estate. Laura Fisher was a New York based world renowned quilt expert, dealer and author, and in offering these textiles for sale we hope to honor her legacy of style and scholarship. We do our best to describe all items in detail and provide pictures. If you have any doubt, please ask questions! We will provide extra pictures, or can schedule an in person or video conference preview at your convenience. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $15 is a domestic shipping estimate. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Depending on how many lots we can pack, it may cost an additional $5.