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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2349
Lot:
884
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Anne Holmaear finished this work in the twelfth year of her age November the 30 Anno Domini 1833," worked in silk threads on a linen ground with top horizontal register with a central leafy tree flanked by figures, potted plants, birds and butterflies, over pious verses over a register with potted plants flamingos and trees with geometric floral borders, (toning, minor hole), 24 1/2 x 20 in., in a later molded wood frame.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Anne Holmaear, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler

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