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English Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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

Description:

English Needlework Sampler, "Emma Watts finnished (sic) this work in the 9th year of her age 1823," depicting an extensive scene of farmers, animal figures, flowers, dwellings, and pious verses, worked in silk threads on a wool guaze ground, (toning), 20 x 21 in., in a later birds-eye maple frame.
Estimate $2,800-3,200

No holes or stitch losses.

Keywords

Emma Watts, Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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