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  • Tags: c. 1840-1850

baby crib.jpg
Original finish. Found in farmhouse in Lancaster, Pa.

Stenciled design of basket of fruit. This design is unusual because there is open work in the basket that allows you to see through the fruit and leaves in the bottom of the basket. Most theorems were done on velvet- they were first stenciled and…

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Floral needlepoint panel-reds, rose, and navy in gilt lined frame. Kept heat from reddening lady's face.

horse hair sofa.jpg
Empire style. Rolled crest rail. scrolled arm supports. Ogee seat rail and feet. Crotch mahogany veneer. All original except for reupholstered seat. (Horsehair was taken from the tail and mane of horse. Tail hair was most desirable and described…
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