02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Adam and Eve Needlework Sampler,

$1,880$1,600
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Adam and Eve Needlework Sampler, England, 1805, "Jane harrison (?), Vinnis, is my name and with My Needle I did work the same that all the World may plainly see what care my Parents Took of me Finnished At Mis Tucker Northfleet in Kent November the sixth one thousand eight hundred and Five and in the Twelve Year of my age," with floral symbols enclosed in a panel above Adam, Eve, the tree and entwined serpent, flanked by various religious, animal and floral devices, surrounded by a stylized floral border, on a gray blue ground, (imperfections), 15 x 29 in., framed.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Adam Needlework Sampler, Eve Needlework Sampler, Adam, United Kingdom, animal and floral devices, Tucker Northfleet