08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00AMCalender

Two Needlework Samplers

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


Two Needlework Samplers, America, second quarter 19th century, one worked in silk and wool threads on a linen ground, stitched "Catherine Caddin's Sampler September 8th 1841 Aged 10 Years," with bird, heart, tree, and flower motifs, 17 x 6 1/2, in a later oak frame; the other worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over "Fanny F. Thompsons sampler/made in the 14 Year of her age 1839," above a pious verse, 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., in a period red-painted frame, (both with toning and stitch losses).
Estimate $300-500


Embroidery, English embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Silk