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Unusual Late 19th C Mennonite Cloth Pig
Unusual Late 19th C Mennonite Cloth Pig
Unusual Late 19th C Mennonite Cloth Pig
Unusual Late 19th C Mennonite Cloth Pig
Unusual Late 19th C Mennonite Cloth Pig


Here’s a creature that makes you smile when you like at it. A very naïve cloth interpretation of a barnyard pig.

Measuring 10 inches long from tip of nose to tail and 7 ½ inches tall, this creature is treadle and hand-sewn out of a fabulous brown and tan striped wool. He is solidly stuffed with cotton batting and still retains his original shoe button eyes.
In excellent condition, he has one small patch of wear (not threadbare) where you can glimpse of his cotton batting through the wool strands

His uniqueness is exacerbated by that which he is fashioned out of: striped wool fabric. You don’t see this too often. He is out of my private collection of striped and printed creatures that I have put together over the years. He was purchased from a private collection and went directly into mine. I now have decided to let him go.

He’s quirky and charming, and an excellent example of this form of folk art.

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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