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Needlework Picture

Auction:
2468
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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

Description:

Needlework Picture, America, mid to late 19th century, worked in wool threads on a linen or hemp ground, depicting a village scene with houses, windmill, school, church, children, animals, a lake, and trees and flowers, (minor stitch losses, repairs), 25 x 26 in., in a later molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered stitch losses but primarily on lower edge, with areas of stitched reinforcement.

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Embroidery, Textile arts

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