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Large Needlework Sampler "Sally Sawyer,"

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2922M
Lot:
154
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Large Needlework Sampler "Sally Sawyer," Methuen, Massachusetts, early 19th century, with a rhyming verse atop fourteen alphanumeric lines, with the maker's name, age, date, and vital records of her family below, the lower register with an oak tree, a cherry tree, a horn of plenty, and a rose bush, all labeled by the maker, sawtooth lower edge, and meandering foliate vine border, (toned, faded), 33 1/2 x 18 in.

Note: Sally Sawyer was born in Methuen, Massachusetts, December 23, 1793. She married Amos Morse (1793-1865) on November 17, 1814, and died about 1850.
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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Keywords

Sally Sawyer, Amos Morse, Maker's Mark, Methuen, Sampler, Sawyer

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