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Late 19th C Amish Cloth Cat

Late 19th C Amish Cloth Cat

Late 19th C Amish Cloth Cat

Late 19th C Amish Cloth Cat


Whimsical is the word to adequately describe this feline. With a face that makes you smile, this creature is a charmer! Measuring 12 inches tall by 5 inches at his broadest, said creature is fashioned out of a brown polished cotton of the day. He is both treadle and hand sewn, and there is evidence of a few very neatly done mends along the seams; possibly done to replenish lost cotton- batting stuffing. Quirky countenance is given character by
bone button eyes and cotton floss stitched nose, mouth and whiskers.

Unusual sitting upright position gives no need for a tail as I don’t believe he ever had one. I’ve always loved the fact of this, his ever-watchful presence over my Amish and Mennonite cloth menagerie.

Yes, he’s out of my collection and looking for a new home. Dating to the late 19th/early 20th C, believe me folks, they just aren’t out there anymore.

Price: SOLD


The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.


Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Taxes:
Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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