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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2349
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Ann Lucretia Mayo Scaggs, aged 12 Georgetown March 2 1831," the sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground, depicting a pious verse above rows of alphabets over a basket overflowing with strawberries, cherries and grapes, flanked by floral borders, a geometric border above and a row of hearts below, (toning, fading, oxidation spots), 23 1/2 x 17 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Ann Lucretia Mayo Scaggs, Embroidery, Sampler

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