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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
871
Sold for:
$533$450

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Lydia Blackwell Aged 8 Years 1802," America, the sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground with central reserve of rows of alphabets and geometric borders and animal and flower motifs, flanked by meandering vines, birds , flowers, and trees, (small losses, toning), 14 x 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

About four small areas on reserve border with thread losses, thread and background losses at "Ye" area of "Years,"

Keywords

Lydia Blackwell Aged, Embroidery, Sampler, Silk, Textile arts

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