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Needlework Sampler "Lucy Davis AE 13,"

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Lucy Davis AE 13," Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1794, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with meandering floral vine border surrounding six lines of alphabet, four lines of verse, and the maker's name, age, town, and date, above a small sawtooth-bordered floral panel flanked by baskets of flowers, 12 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Ipswich, Embroidery, Sampler

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