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3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Needlework Sampler "Esther Webster,"

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


Needlework Sampler "Esther Webster," Bow, New Hampshire, 1824, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, seven alphanumeric rows above the maker's name, town, and date, all surrounded by a wide floral border, 14 x 13 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame.

Note: Esther was born in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, in 1811, moving to Bow in about 1820.
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
Estimate $700-900

Edges are frayed, silk threads are faded.

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Don Piatt, Esther