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RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS


RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS

RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS    RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS
VERY RARE AME RI CAN L A T E 19TH t o EARLY. 2 0 T H CENTURY ANTIQUE F O L K ART/ TRAMP. ART, H A N D M A D E CIGAR R I B B O N' C R A Z Y' QUILT. W i t h INKED S T A M P E D SILK C I G A R BANDS S E W N. TOGETHER, w i t h PLAIN C O T T O N MUSLIN. BACKING, f e a t u r i n g MASS AC H US ETTS' CIGAR. B R A N D S, NEARLY S Q U A R E , measuring 19 1/2. I n W i d t h x 18 1/2 i n H e i g h t. Cotton backing on the back of the quilt is intact, while the front of the quilt has absolutely no damage, color diminishment or unsightly, depreciating stains on the front, woven silk face.

Late 19th to early 20th century Ame ri can Folk Art/Tramp Art antique handmade, hand stitched cigar ribbon quilts made of silk cigar bands. 19 1/2 " Width x 18 1/2 " Height. The sewn together pieces or quilting of the silk cigar ribbons, used accentuated'catch' or baste stitching, with yellow and red embroidery cotton thread. The four triangular panels are sewn with golden yellow and red, criss-cross baste stitching, along the ribbon's edges.

The baste-stitching's comprised of simple, hand-sewn'X' stitching, mending the cigar ribbons together,'quilting' them. There's no loss or stains marring the quilt. The backing fabric's black cotton or soft muslin fabric's completely and somewhat miraculously intact, now being 105 to 125 years old. An outstanding Ame ri can tobacciana late 19th to early 20th century antique artifact and wonderful, bright, warm colored cigar ribbon quilt. Simply an absolutely wonderful example of turn-of-the-century Ame ri can Folk Art and Tramp Art.

In extraordinary, estate fresh, wonderfully well-preserved overall antique condition. Especially bright and colorful, with no thread loss or color fading.

An outstanding object of great beauty. Very rare, especially in this kind of well-preserved overall antique condition. Very Good to Excellent overall antique condition. This item is in the category "Art\Textile Art & Fiber Art".

The seller is "modsanctuary" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Size: Medium (nearly sq, 20 3/4\
  2. Region of Origin: Boston, Massachusetts USA
  3. Handmade: Yes
  4. Artist: Boston, MA area cigar silk ribbons
  5. Production Technique: Handwoven
  6. Framing: Unframed
  7. Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  8. Custom Bundle: No
  9. Style: American Folk Art, Abstract, Folk Art
  10. Item Height: 18 1⁄2 \
  11. Item Width: 19 1⁄2 \
  12. Material: Cotton soft muslin backing, Black fabric backing fabric, Silk
  13. Personalize: No
  14. Type: Antique Cigar Ribbon Quilt
  15. Title: Untitled
  16. Features: One of a Kind (OOAK)
  17. Subject: Cigar ink stamped, printed silk color ribbons, Advertising
  18. Culture: New England
  19. Signed: No
  20. 100% original antique condition: Untouched & undisturbed
  21. Year of Production: 1895 - 1915
  22. Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
  23. 'Harvard Ponies' cigar silk ribbons: 'Quincy' cigar silk ribbons
  24. American: Antique
  25. Unit of Sale: Single Piece
  26. Late 19th to early 20th century: Circa 1895-1915
  27. Estate fresh: New to the marketplace
  28. Silk facia (made of vint cigar ribbons): Soft muslin cotton plain backing
  29. 'Juniors' cigar silk ribbons: 'Blackstone' cigar silk ribbons
  30. No material tears, fraying, hread loss: No color fading or diminishment of color intensity
  31. Folk Art: Tramp Art
  32. Very fine: Near museum quality
  33. Boston area, Massachusetts cigar ribbons: Very scarce & very hard-to-find

RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS    RARE AMERICAN ANTIQUE FOLK ART CIGAR RIBBON QUILT WithINKED SILK/MASS CIGAR BRANDS