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Costume, Accessories & Textiles(#52TX) 18/05/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 2038 of 306: Circa 1860 American Rose of Sharon Appliqué Quilt, worked on a white cotton ground, appliquéd with large red flower heads and green leaves (poison green fabric), within a red saw tooth border and green trim, quilted overall, made in Ohio,198cm by208cm 'Poison Green', in the second half of the 19th century there were many unexplained deaths in the home, which physicians believed came from the arsenic used in wallpapers to create vivid green pigments. It was also included in the fabric dyeing proc

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Sold For:£200
Estimate: £200 - £300

Costume, Accessories & Textiles(#52TX)  18/05/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed