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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2230
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, England or America, 1758, silk threads on a linen ground with three alphabet panels above stitched lettering "Nathaniel Carman/Grace Carman/John Bowman/Ann Bowman his wif/Ann King the daughter of Robert King/wrought this sampler in th year of our Lord 1756/ to thinke of death and of our end/should mak us trimble to offend," geometric floral border below, (fading), 12 1/4 x 8 1/8 in., framed.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

John Bowman, Robert King, United Kingdom, Ann Bowman, Ann King, Grace Carman, Nathaniel Carman, Embroidery, Sampler