April 27, 2021 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 5
 

5

Two copperplate-printed George Washington commemorative handkerchiefs in blue
circa 1806

The first titled, The Love of Truth: Mark the Boy, the second titled, The Effect of Principle: Behold the Man, and is embroidered with the intitials, "M.E.B.," indigo blue on cotton, framed.

12 in. x 11 in. (sight)

Provenance

A New Jersey collection.
Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, Portsmouth, New Hampshire,The Mr. & Mrs. Jerome W. Blum Personal Collections, August 15, 2015, Lot 666.

Sold for $7,560
Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000


 

The first titled, The Love of Truth: Mark the Boy, the second titled, The Effect of Principle: Behold the Man, and is embroidered with the intitials, "M.E.B.," indigo blue on cotton, framed.

12 in. x 11 in. (sight)

Provenance

A New Jersey collection.
Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, Portsmouth, New Hampshire,The Mr. & Mrs. Jerome W. Blum Personal Collections, August 15, 2015, Lot 666.

Literature

Herbert Ridgway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (1979), p. 63.

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