- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
Needlework Sampler, "ANNE DRAPER HER WORK ENDED IN THE 11 YEAR OF HER AGE 1772," probably New England, wrought with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of flowers, geometric borders, and alphabets, over the verses "Death at a Distance We But S-igh-r Fear/He Brings His Terrors as We Draw Near," and "I Have Heard And Have Been Told That A Vertuous[sic] Girl Is Worth Gold," the lower register depicting a brick house flanked by trees and birds, enclosed in a geometric floral border, (imperfections), 18 x 12 1/2 in., in original molded giltwood frame.
Fading, toning, stains, minor stitch losses on some geometric borders.