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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
676
Sold for:
$225$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Maria Butwell Her Work August 1841 Aged 17 Years," England, stitched with silk threads on a linen/wool ground, depicting houses, trees, potted flowering and fruiting plants, animals, and a pious verse, (fading, toning, scattered losses to background, repairs), 12 1/4 x 14 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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United Kingdom, Maria Butwell Her Work August, Embroidery, Sampler

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