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Webster Needlework Family Register and Four Family Related Items

Auction:
2431
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Webster Needlework Family Register and Four Family Related Items, "Wrought by Celia C. Webster in the year 1833 Aged 11," Greenwich, Massachusetts, wrought in silk threads on a linen ground, listing the vital statistics of Elijah L. Webster (b. September 20, 1792) and Celia Webster (b. September 20, 1789) and their four children, enclosed in a flowering vine, (toning), 17 x 16 in. in a period mahogany veneer frame; accompanied by a small needlework sampler by Elijah Webster's wife "Celia Chapin Wilbraham [Massachusetts] 1800," 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame; two tintypes framed together of William Breckenridge and his wife Mary Webster, (the fourth child of Elijah and Celia); a book of the Genealogy of the Decendants of James Breakenridge, and a small strawwork dometop box, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Celia C. Webster, Elijah L. Webster, Massachusetts, Greenwich, Mary Webster, William Breckenridge, James Breakenridge, Celia, Sampler

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