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Framed 1826 Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2500
Lot:
850
Sold for:
$356$300

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

Description:

Framed 1826 Needlework Sampler, "Susanna Owen was born July the 27th 1816/Worked her sampler in her 10th year AD 1826," worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a pious verse and small motifs including a basket of flowers, flanked by birds, cherubs, and peacocks, enclosed in a geometric border, (fading, toning), sight size 18 x 17 1/4 in., in a later molded wooden frame.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Susanna Owen, Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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