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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2468
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$444$375

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Comfort A Benjamin was born November 16th 1810 marked this July 1828 in the 18th year of her age," worked in silk threads on a linen ground with bands of alphabets, a pious verse, and a house, hearts, and flowers on the lower panel, (imperfections), 16 x 8 in., in a later wooden frame.
Estimate $300-500

toning, fading, stains

Keywords

Comfort A Benjamin, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Silk

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