- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Needlework Sampler, "Ruth Hill's Work In the ninth year of her age," possibly New England, late 18th century, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over a scene with a house flanked by two women and two girls, trees, and potted plants, enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (toning, moisture stains, stitch loss), 10 x 8 1/2 in., unframed.
Moisture stains along left and lower edges, several of the letters in the rows of alphabets have lost thier stitches.