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Needlework Sampler "Polly Mansfield,"

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1329
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Polly Mansfield," probably Lynn, Massachusetts, 1801, stitched in silk or worsted wool on a green linen background, six lines of alphabet and numbers, eight lines of verse, signed "POLLY MANSFIELD her work/September 23d 1801 Aged 11 years," all within a strawberry vine border, ht. 15 3/4, wd. 15 in.

Note: Genealogical research documents a Polly Mansfield (1790-1840) of Lynn, Massachusetts.
Estimate $600-800


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

Lynn, Embroidery, Mansfield station, Sampler

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