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Unfinished Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Unfinished Needlework Sampler, probably Vermont, late 18th century, stitched in silk on a linen background, the central area left blank surrounded by meandering flowering vines emanating from a pair of yellow and brown checked urns with basket of flowers, strawberry plants and willow tree in between, vivid color, bright background, unframed, ht. 23, wd. 17 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

Agronomy, Edible plants, Embroidery, Food and drink, Sampler, Strawberry

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