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Framed Needlework Memorial to Susanna Smith

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Needlework Memorial to Susanna Smith, probably Rhode Island, 1801, worked in silk threads on a fine linen ground, centering a willow tree and a monument with obelisk and urn above the stitched memorial inscription, with painted sky above, 15 x 18 1/4 in., in a black-painted frame (tears and spots of foxing to paper sky, needlework slightly faded but in good condition).

Note: Susanna Smith was likely Susanna Tillinghast before her marriage to John Wilson Smith, of Providence, Rhode Island. Susanna was the daughter of Nicholas Tillinghast, also of Providence.
Estimate $350-450


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Susanna Smith, Rhode Island, Susanna Tillinghast, Framed Needlework Memorial, John Wilson Smith, Nicholas Tillinghast

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