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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2468
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Mary Ballinger's Work Wrought in The 15th year of her Age in the year 1796," wrought with silk threads on a linen ground with alphabet, pious verses, and family members names stitched on horizontal bands, ornamented with birds, flowers, and butterflies, (toning, fading, stitch losses), 16 1/2 x 15 3/4 in., in a period mitered wood frame.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Mary Ballinger, Embroidery, Sampler

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