06-05-2005 06-05-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2295 Boston
June 5, 2005 11:00 AMCalender

Needlework Sampler

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2295 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 05, 2005 11:00AM


Needlework Sampler, "Lucinda Spaulding aged 11 Years Wilton (New Hampshire) July 13, 1806," silk threads on a linen ground with alphabet panels over a tree flanked by flowering bushes and baskets of flowers surrounded on three sides by a flowering vine (fading), 17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.

Note: A genealogy record taken from the History of Wilton, New Hampshire 1762-1888, by Abiel Abbot Livermore and Sewell Putnam, lists Lucinda Spaulding as the fourteenth child of Jonathan and Mary (Marshall) Spaulding. She was born March 11, 1794, married Oliver Shattuck of Bakersfield, Vermont in 1842. She was his second wife and died at Greenville. She was more than 90 years of age at the time of her death. This record is included in the lot with the sampler.
Estimate $800-1,200


Lucinda Spaulding, Wilton, New Hampshire, Mary (Marshall) Spaulding, Sewell Putnam, Livermore, Jonathan Spaulding, Oliver Shattuck, Vermont, Bakersfield, Greenville