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Needlework Family Register

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2500
Lot:
767
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Auction:
Discovery - 2500
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Family Register, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1810, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, depicting the vital statistics of Jonathan Cathcart (b. 1765), his wife Peggy Gaul (b. 1772), and their seven children, surrounded by a diamond-pattern stitched border, (fading, stains), 18 x 17 1/2 in., in a period molded mahogany frame.
Estimate $200-300

The edges have been glued onto a piece of cardboard.

Keywords

Jonathan Cathcart, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Peggy Gaul, Embroidery, Linen, Silk

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