Robert James Walsh & Company
Antiques - Art - Modernism - Appraisals
Shop at 1761 Main Street, across from Simon Pearce Glass (parking next to shop)
Quechee, Vermont 05059
Mennonite log cabin quilt, 70" x 70", western New York, circa 1890.
American marking sampler by Elenor Thomas, 1772, with decorative top border and band of strawberries just above the center. 12-1/2" x 7-3/4"
Scottish sampler by Margaret Sayer, 1789, from the island of Rothsay, showing ship sailing away, houses, shepherd with a black sheep, gardens, unfinished. Several holes professionally stabilized. Approximately 14" x 12". SOLD.
after Fernand Leger's Three Women, 1928,
mounted on stretcher and good frame.
Mid-20th century, excellent condition.
Two hooked rugs from coastal New Hampshire, circa 1875.
Home-dyed wool on burlap,
descending in the maker's family until now.
Vibrant colors intact.
Edge fraying, and one corner damaged on bottom rug, otherwise both are in very good conditon.
Dimensions: Top, 67" x 36"; bottom, 68" x 36".
Large Navajo Rug
purchased at the Hubbell Klagetoh Trading Post in the early 20th century in Arizona
and passed down in the same family until now.
The striking features of this rug are the arrow-themed motif with feathers,
the red and brown stylized spiders and the black saw-toothed edges running along the two longest sides.
Condition: It has been professionally washed and is clean and neat.
There are two small areas of staining that are light and unobtrusive in a rug of this age and size.
8'%"L x 5"11"W.
Antique Shirvan White Field prayer rug,
hand-woven and hand-dyed wool pile on a flat-style warp of twisted white and brown wool,
and with remnants of selvage at each end.
Caucasus, Russian Empire (Azerbaijan), c. 1820-1850.
The major feature is a lattice-work pattern filled with flowers on a white field surrounded by four borders, and a dark blue arch at the top -- all with a beautiful patina.
58"L x 37.5"W.
In antique condition with spots of heavy wear, a one-inch hole, an old repair,
and the two shorter edges fraying, yet vibrant and beautiful and full of spirit.
It makes the perfect wall hanging.
Unique Mid-Century Modern Penny Rug
in 1960's Pop Art colors and fabrics,
hand and machine sewing.
Montreal circa 1965
5'1" x 3'4"