08-11-2013 08-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00AMCalender

Floral Silk Needlework Picture

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Floral Silk Needlework Picture, "Executed by Hannah Fisher-aged 13 Years AD 1811/Canton Mass.," stitched with silk threads on a silk ground depicting a flowering branch above a single potted tulip blossom, (imperfections), 10 x 8 in., in a period pegged mortise-and-tenon-joined frame painted a reddish brown.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor fading, scattered small light brownish spots to background, a sewing needle was left in place on the bottom edge of the pot creating a dark spot, a few lines of fraying at the bottom approx. 1/4 to 1 in. long.

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Hannah Fisher-aged, Massachusetts