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Martha B. Sydney Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2996M
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2996M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 23, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Martha B. Sydney Needlework Sampler, Newfield, Tompkins County, New York, 1834, the alphabet and verse stitched in red silk on linen background with floral, bird, and animal motif at lower edge, in a mahogany frame, ht. 16 1/8, wd. 11 1/2 in.

Note: Martha B. Sydney may be Martha Bell Sydney who was born February 25, 1820, in Cayuta, Tioga County, New York.
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.

Keywords

Martha Bell Sydney, Martha B. Sydney, Sydney Needlework, Cayuta, Embroidery, Newfield, Sampler, Tioga, Tompkins, Tompkins County, New York

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