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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2509
Lot:
679
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Mary Caddick Nov. 12 1809," probably England, worked in silk and chenille threads on a linen ground, with two figures' faces painted on silk, central pious verses surrounded by richly stitched grapevines, flowering vines, and fruiting branches, above a scene with a house, a milkmaid milking a cow, farmer and work horse, a turkey, chickens and a windmill, with a sawtooth border separating another scene with cottages, shepherd and shepherdess with sheep, a horse-drawn wagon filled with hay, trees and bushes, and dove cotes and doves, (toning, light stains), 21 1/2 x 13 in., in a period molded giltwood frame with beaded border.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

United Kingdom, Mary Caddick, Embroidery, Milkmaid, Sampler

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