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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2468
Lot:
354
Sold for:
$859$725

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Eliza Hackman aged 12 years 1847," worked in silk threads on a linen ground, depicting a pious verse over a brick house with figures, animals, and a cornucopia filled with flowers, surrounded by a geometric floral border, (small loss l.r., several losses along all edges, toning), 16 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

There is a 1/2 in. dia. lossto the background fabric l.r. next to house, several losses along all edges, toning.

Keywords

Eliza Hackman, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Silk

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