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Two Small Silk Samplers

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Two Small Silk Samplers, late 18th/early 19th century, an 1801 sampler stitched by Phebe Hufsey of an exercise from an English grammar book, "Content the offspring of virtue dwells both in retirement and in the active scenes of life," and a 1794 sampler stating only "Phebe Gilkes, Milverton School," in a frame of contrasting colored and patterned stitched squares, framed dimensions to 11 x 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Milverton School, Phebe Hufsey

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