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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2349
Lot:
574
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$588$500

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Mary Ann Pinnock Aged 8 years 1817," the needlework done in silk threads on a linen ground, the upper register portraying peacocks and potted flowers, over a pious verse, lower register with birds, butterflies, and potted flowering plants, enclosed in a geometric flowering border, (small scattered losses, toning), 17 1/8 x 13 in., in a period bird's-eye maple veneer frame.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Mary Ann Pinnock Aged, Embroidery, Sampler

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