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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2349
Lot:
577
Sold for:
$881$750

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Betsy Everett Newton 1829 AE 12 yrs.," the sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a pious verse flanked by potted flowers, enclosed in a geometric strawberry vine and Greek key border, (minor toning, scattered small light stains), 17 1/4 x 17 1/2 in., in a contemporary molded veneer frame.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Betsy Everett Newton 1829 AE, Betsy, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler

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