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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2431
Lot:
873
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, late 18th/early 19th century, pieced sampler worked in silk threads on a gauze ground, with a pious verse section applied above a central reserve stitched with a horse, dog, stag, and a bird in a tree with assorted flowers and trees and the initials "AJ," enclosed by an applied border of geometric flowering vines, (toning, minor old small gauze repairs), 15 1/2 x 13 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Embroidery, Gauze, Sampler, Silk

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