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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
866
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$1,007$850

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Mary Beckwiths Work In The 10th Year Of My Age April th 24, 1809," wrought in silk threads on a linen ground, with a pious verses and the initials of her family members, ornamented with a house, flowering tree, birds, and potted flowers, enclosed in a geometric grapevine, (toning, fading), 17 x 17 1/2 in., in a later mitered wood frame.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Mary Beckwiths Work, Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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