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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Ann Maria Bowne done under the tuition of M.A. Jenkins 1829" the sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets above and below a pious verse, lower register with a picture of a school or large building, flanked by trees and birds, the whole enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (minor toning and fading), ht. 16 3/4 x 17 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

No repairs detected, frame and glass are probably early 20th c. Textile is loose from backboard, (not glued).

Keywords

Ann Maria Bowne, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler

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