- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Needlework Sampler, "Elizabeth White June 16th 1827," executed in silk threads on a wool gauze ground, with a house flanked by a tree and a potted plant over a pious verse, baskets of fruit, potted plants, flowers, stags, and stars, enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (two small unobtrusive repairs at center, scattered dye bleeding, minor toning), sight size 17 1/4 x 13 in., in a later gilt and painted gesso frame.
The two stitched reinforcement repairs are in between the lines of lettering about 3/4 and 1 in. dia. in size, several scattered small areas of dye bleeding from green embroidery, appearing as faint blue.