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Two Framed Needlework Samplers

Auction:
2886M
Lot:
399
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Discovery - 2886M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two Framed Needlework Samplers, 19th century, one wrought in silk on linen with a pious verse and house framed by flowers, conch shells, and birds, inscribed "Eliza Newman 1831," and a small sampler with nine rows of alphabets and numbers, (imperfections), ht. to 16 1/2, wd. to 14 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

smaller sampler with scattered losses throughout, larger with losses to linen border


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

Conch, Embroidery, Sampler

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