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Needlework Alphabet and Verse Sampler

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M Location: Off Premises Date / Time: May 21, 2016 10:00AM


Needlework Alphabet and Verse Sampler, Susanna Bishop, New Haven, Connecticut, 1793, the top with two-story house flanked by a tree and bush with pink, blue, and purple leaves, above four lines of alphabet, a block of verse, and signature line, ht. 13, wd. 11 in.

Note: Susanne Bishop married silversmith Simeon Marble of New Haven, Connecticut, in 1804.

Note: Susanna [Susannah] Bishop was born January 7, 1784 in New Haven, Connecticut. She married New Haven silversmith Simeon Marble (1777-1856), on January 12, 1797, and together they had five children. Susanna died June 22, 1861, in Wilmington, Delaware.
Estimate $1,500-3,000

Minor toning, frame is period.

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Simeon Marble, Susanna Bishop, Susanne Bishop, Wilmington