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Needlework Sampler "Polly Hamilton,"

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$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 "Polly Hamilton," Lebanon, New Hampshire, 1810, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, composed of seven alphanumeric rows above the maker's name, age, date, and location, and pious verse below next to a small pictorial reserve with house, all within a geometric border, 15 x 21 in., in a beaded frame.

Note: Retains an old label on the back possibly indicating ownership by a Mrs. John Ritchie of Bradford, Massachusetts.
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.

Keywords

John Ritchie, Don Piatt, Bradford, Lebanon, Embroidery, Piatt, Sampler, Silk

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