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English Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
863
Sold for:
$415$350

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

Description:

English Needlework Sampler Wrought by Kathrine Chalmers, 1796, depicting an overall design of figures, potted plants and various bird motifs in silk and wool yarns on a linen field, (toning, scattered stitch losses), 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., in a contemporary molded maple frame.
Estimate $700-900

Several areas on the red linear border have losses and a few other small unobtrusive spots.

Keywords

Kathrine Chalmers, Embroidery, Sampler

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