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Needlework Sampler "Mary Ann M. Hills,"

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
69
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$1,169$950

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Mary Ann M. Hills," Brentwood, New Hampshire, 1832, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, seven alphanumeric rows above the maker's name, vital statistics, date, and town, and pictorial register below with maker's initials "MAMH," all within an elaborate sawtooth border, 16 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (sight), in an early molded an green-painted frame.

Note: Genealogical research indicates that Mary was born in Nottingham, New Hampshire, near Portsmouth.
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
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.

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Mary, Don Piatt, Brentwood, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Embroidery, Sampler, Silk

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