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Southern Beasts Bull Dog by Mary Lou Marks

US$1,800Asking Price


Maxie is flower embellished bull dog with a mix of bright textiles to include: 1940s floral needlepoint body; vintage cut chenille on underbody neck, and legs; vintage embroidery from costume on Maxie's face; antique fringe trim collar and face details. Mary Lou Marks is mother hen and artist to Southern Beasts. She meticulously embellishes each creature with carefully selected quality antique fabrics, needlepoint, tapestries dating back to the 1800s and 1900s, vintage costumes, aubussons, other remarkable antique trims and embellishments. Every piece is and individula piece of art and brings an eccentric charm to any traditional or modern setting. Adopt a ‘Beast’ today.


  • Creator
    Southern Beasts (Artist),Mary Lou Marks (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Width: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Depth: 10.5 in. (26.67 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. This wonderful sculpture is in excellent new condition and is fabricated from vintage and antique fabrics/trim with wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1076616691001

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  • Shipping
    US$175 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Houston, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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