Catherine Congdon Needlework Sampler
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
- Date / Time :
- August 12, 2018 10:00AM
Catherine Congdon Needlework Sampler, Newport, Rhode Island, 1773, stitched in worsted wool on a linen background, five lines of alphabet and numbers interspersed with lines of text, people, animals, and trees, within a meandering flower and vine border emanating from a pair of urns at the base, signed "CATHERINE/CONGDON/Born March 31/in Charlston 1758/and made this/at NewPort/Rhodeisland/1773," in a rosewood veneer frame with gilt liner, ht. 16, wd. 12 in. (sight).
Provenance: A Westerly estate; Christie's, June 16, 1999, Lot 5; Susan and Mark Laracy, Sotheby's, January 20, 2007, Lot 111; Stephen and Carol Huber, January 20, 2007.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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