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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2940B Boston
October 6, 2016 4:00PMCalender
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English Pictorial Needlework Sampler

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

English Pictorial Needlework Sampler, dated 1814, silk and wool embroidery on linen, depicting a female figure, castle, birds, and vines, inscribed at base "Susannah Barry Her Work Finished May the 13th, 1814, Aged 13 Years," ht. 21 1/8, wd. 17 in. (sight).
Estimate $800-1,000


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Keywords

Embroidery, English embroidery, Sampler