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Two Framed Needlework Samplers

Auction:
2500
Lot:
845
Sold for:
$385$325

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

Description:

Two Framed Needlework Samplers, one with rows of alphabets over a verse about industry, signed "E.M. GREENLEAF"S...1838...doing well."; the other with rows of alphabets over a basket of flowers signed "Elizabeth P. Wilson in her 13 year 1812," (toning, fading), 11 x 11 3/4, 10 1/2 x 10 3/4 in., respectively.
Estimate $200-300

Not examined out of frame, good, toning, color fade, motto piece with scattered small holes.

Keywords

Elizabeth P. Wilson, Embroidery, Greenleaf, Sampler

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