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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
865
Sold for:
$770$650

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Ef(s)ther Moor Finish'd This March The 15 in the Year Of our Lord 1822," probably England, worked in silk threads and wool yarns on a linen ground, upper register with rows of alphabets, over the initials of several famly members and a verse, the lower register with potted flowers and a stag, (toning, fading), 22 1/2 x 17 in., in a period foix bois burl frame ornamented with scrolled foliate devices on the corners.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

United Kingdom, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Yarn

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