Antique Monkey Pillow Uncut Sheet Arnold Print Works

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 30, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Uncut antique fabric sheet for the making of a Monkey doll or pillow in printed cotton by the Arnold Print Works of North Adams, Massachusetts, an iconic American image. Arnold Print Works was founded about 1860 and quickly became one of the largest textile mills in Massachusetts. During the late 1800s they were justifiably famous for these superb, whimsical animal doll pillows which were made in many sizes and varieties. Arnold Print works declined starting about the time of the Great Depression and they ultimately closed about 1942. This is an uncut sheet for their **small** Monkey pillow, which Arnold created in 1892 and called "Jocko".

An old estate piece from a very old Dallas Americana collection and unconditionally guaranteed authentic and original and NOT any type of reproduction or later version. Authenticity is guaranteed and your money (less shipping) will be cheerfully refunded with *no questions asked* if you buy it and don't agree that it is original after you see it in person and decide to return it. Check out the pics, though; it is obviously authentic and you won't be disappointed.

CONDITION REPORT: Has a brown age spot in the area of Jocko's nose as shown in the pics. Also, additional age spots and staining to the white background area of the fabric as shown in the pics, but no other stains or
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