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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2255
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$17,625$15,000

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Malvinia L. Huggins Aged 19 Yrs Cornish August 28 AD 1818," probably New Hampshire, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with alphabet panels above signature lettering over a pious verse followed by the name "Miss Judith Chase," all above a scene with a house, trees and sheep, (remarkably preserved condition with two minor stains), 16 x 17 5/8 in., unframed.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Judith Chase, New Hampshire, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler

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