02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender

Silk Needlework Picture,

Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM


Silk Needlework Picture, possibly Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut, c. 1800, depicting "Caroline, the Heroine of Litchfield," unsigned, a young lady seated in a landscape beneath two willow trees, a book in her lap and a dog at her side, solidly stitched in silk and chenille threads of greens, golds, brown and blue with water color features and background, round format in an eglomise mat, period frame, (repairs), frame 18 x 17 1/2 in. (sight).
Estimate $800-1,200


Litchfield, Connecticut, Litchfield Female Academy