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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2468
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Florella Broadrick Waterbury [CT] 1833," worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a verse and names, birthdates, and date of death of relatives, over a scene of a couple and their homestead, surrounded by a geometric vine, (toning, tear l.c.), 18 x 18 in., in a bird's-eye maple frame.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The tear is about 1 in. long, just to right of house.

Keywords

Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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