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Oak and Acorns Hand Block Printed Folly Cove Print

$950Asking Price


A VINTAGE FOLLY COVE DESIGNERS HAND BLOCK PRINTED TEXTILE, IN GREEN ON CREAM COLORED COTTON, IN THE ‘OAK & ACORN’ PATTERN DESIGNED BY MABEL GREER, American, circa 1950’s. Invisibly sewn on linen and archivally framed. The Folly Cove Designers were founded by Virginia Lee Burton, the celebrated children's book author and illustrator who wrote "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel", "The Little House", and "Mabel the Cable Car", among other classics, which have never gone out of print. Production of these textiles ceased in 1968 when Virginia Lee Burton died. Examples of their work are in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, MA.Height: 15 5/8", Width: 23 3/4"


  • Creator
    Folly Cove Designers (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Width: 15.63 in. (39.71 cm)Depth: 23.75 in. (60.33 cm)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950s
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Essex, MA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU8377941712

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