03-04-201203-04-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2585BBoston
March 4, 2012 11:00 AMCalender
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Needlework Sampler

$711$600
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 04, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler, "Rebecca Phippen's Sampler Aged 12 Salem Oct 19th 1820," stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a pious verse over sawtooth bordered alphabets and a large basket of flowers flanked by pine trees and cornucopias issuing flowering vines, (toning, fading),21 1/2 x 21 1/2 in., in a later mitered wood frame.

Note: Rebecca Phippen was born February 29, 1808, in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Rebecca Phippen, Essex County, Massachusetts