Needlework Sampler, Lydia Ann Haines, probably Chester, Pennsylvania, 1826, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, composed of seven rows of letters and numbers, above a floral wreath surrounding a verse and the maker's name and age, the lower edge with an urns and a cornucopia issuing flowers amongst figures, birds and more flowers, all within a flowering vine border, (small repair, fading, toning), 17 x 16 1/2 in., in a mahogany veneer frame.
Note: A Lydia Ann Haines was born to Isaac and Lydia (Smith) Haines on July 8, 1813, in Chester, Pennsylvania.
small repair is just to right of the flower wreath.
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.