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Three Needlework Samplers and a Hollow-cut Silhouette

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
156
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Three Needlework Samplers and a Hollow-cut Silhouette, Beverly, Massachusetts, early 19th century, one with twelve lines of alphabet worked in wool threads, a small sampler with two lines of alphabet and two lines of stitched patterns, and a sampler with nine lines of alphabet and numbers, stitched inscription reading: "Hannah Standley [sic] Aged 9 1811" and accompanying hollow-cut silhouette of Hannah Stanley in a black frame, all samplers stitched to cotton backing, (toning, one sampler with hole), ht. to 10 3/8, wd. to 8 in.

Note: According to a note on the back of the silhouette, Hannah Stanley was born June 30, 1802, was married to Captain Jonathan Batchelder, and died April 27, 1882.
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

Beverly, Embroidery, Sampler

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