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Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2482
Lot:
524
Sold for:
$533$450

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Ruth Roberts work in the 10th Year of her age 1836," stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets flanked by upper and lower registers depicting trees, bowls of fruit, potted plants, and horses,
(toning, stains, fading), 17 x 15 in., unframed.
Estimate $400-600

Also a small loss of background threads, l.r.

Keywords

Ruth Roberts, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Silk

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