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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2230
Lot:
545
Sold for:
$264$225

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, America or England, 1818, with a flowering geometric vine border enclosing a pious verse over a central tree with several birds perched in the branches over stitched lettering "Mary Ann Gram Her work Finished March 29 18," in a rectangular reserve, surrounded by potted flowers, birds, butterflies, and deer, (numerous scattered small losses), 4 5/8 x 12 1/4 in., in a molded wood frame.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

United Kingdom, Butterfly, Embroidery, Sampler