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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2255
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, America, early 19th century, silk threads on a linen ground with central verse regarding the uncertainties of life, above a long building with fence, flanked by urns filled with flowers, potted trees, peacocks, a pagoda with a figure, a dog, a bee, and birds, enclosed by a geometric border, sight size 25 x 25 in., framed.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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