03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Needlework Sampler

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM


Needlework Sampler, "Nancy Laighton Durham, aged 14 years old/Febu th4 1806," New Hampshire, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with flowering vines surrounding rows of alphabets, over a verse "The rose is red/the grass is green/the days are past that I have seen.," (toning, stains), 27 x 12 1/2 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame.
Estimate $400-600


Nancy Laighton Durham, New Hampshire