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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2482
Lot:
522
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "sarah hamblet, was bOrn in Swanzey, new Hampshire June The 16 Ye 1787," long rectangular sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets above her statistics, (toning, fading), 5 5/8 x 21 1/2 in., unframed.

Note: See The History of Swanzey, New Hampshire, from 1734 to 1890, by Benjamin Read, published by the Salem Press, Salem, Massachusetts, 1892, p. 355. Sarah was the first child of eight born to Phinehas and Rachael Hamblet. Sarah married Jacob Ware of Winchester, New Hampshire.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

New Hampshire, Swanzey, Benjamin Read, Salem Press, Massachusetts, Phinehas Hamblet, Rachael Hamblet, Jacob Ware, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, Embroidery, Salem, Massachusetts, Sampler, United States

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