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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2255
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Jenet McCormick Sowed [sic] this Sampler December 6," America, early 19th century, silk threads on a linen ground with alphabet rows, the names of Jenet's parents "William McCormick," and "Jenet Buchanan"; the name "Mrs. Barr," several groups of initials, and her signature reserve, all above a house, trees, potted flowering plants, birds, animals, and a basket of flowers, enclosed in a border of scrolled waves, (minor fading and toning), 17 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (sight), in a molded wood frame.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Barr, William McCormick, Embroidery, Sampler

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