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Needlework Family Record Sampler

Auction:
2509
Lot:
681
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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

Description:

Needlework Family Record Sampler, "Wrought by Mary Ann Wood Millbury in 1827 AE 13," Massachusetts, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, listing the vital statistics of Asa Wood, b. 1765, and Polly Stoddard, b. 1793, and their seven children, with a row of alphabets, flowering vine, a house, pious verse and a weeping willow tree, enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (minor toning and fading, a few stains), sight size 15 1/2 x 22 in., in a later molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Massachusetts, Asa Wood, Mary Ann Wood Millbury, Polly Stoddard, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Willow

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