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Needlework Sampler

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2858T Location: Boston Date / Time: October 19, 2015 12:00PM


Needlework Sampler, Lydia Ashley, Massachusetts, September 1798, worked in silk threads in shades of pink, green, yellow, and burnt umber, on a linen ground, (toned, fading), 10 x 7 in., in a modern frame.

Provenance: Skinner auction, October 31, 1992, Lot 152.

Note: Genealogical records show a Lydia Ashley born to John Ashley of Plymouth County, Massachusetts, in 1788. She may have worked this sampler.
Estimate $300-500

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John Ashley, Lydia Ashley, Plymouth