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Two Needlework Samplers

Auction:
2198
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$999$850

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Two Needlework Samplers, Roxbury, probably Massachusetts, 1816 and 1824, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, one with three alphabet panels over a pious verse and stitched "Roxbury August 23 wrought by Elizabeth A. Newman AE 9 A.D. 1816," enclosed in a geometric floral border; the other with three alphabet panels and stitched "Eliza Maxfield Aged 12 years Roxbury Octr 10th 1824," enclosed in linear borders, (toning, fading), framed, 11 x 10, 10 1/8 x 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Elizabeth A. Newman AE, Massachusetts, Embroidery, Sampler