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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2509
Lot:
684
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Mary Parker 1798," probably England, worked in silk threads on a wool gauze ground, depicting a pious verse above rows of small stitched motifs including animals, trees, birds, flowers, and butterflies, enclosed in a geometric flower sprigged vine, (toning, scattered foxing), sight size 9 1/2 x 8 in., housed in a later painted and gilt-gesso frame.

Estimate $300-500

No repairs detected.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Mary Parker, Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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