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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2468
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "SALLY ADAMS Portland AEt 10 years June 25th 1805," the sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a scene with a house, animals, trees, and flowers, enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (toning, small loss u.l.), 15 1/2 x 12 in., in a period frame with a stenciled label for a Portland, Maine framer on the reverse.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Portland, SALLY ADAMS, Maine, Embroidery, Geography of North America, Portland, Maine, Sampler

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