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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2282
Lot:
522
Sold for:
$441$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, England or America, 1806, the sampler done with silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets above a pious verse, a building with a fence, flanked by trees, birds, and a butterfly over three bowls filled with flowers and fruit and stitched lettering reading "Sarah Birch her Work Finished April the 24th 1806," enclosed in a flowering zig-zag vine border (toning, scattered losses), 16 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

United Kingdom, Embroidery, Sampler

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