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Needlework Sampler from the Providence Juvenile Academy

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler from the Providence Juvenile Academy, Providence, Rhode Island, 1829, wrought in dark thread on a linen ground, composed of two arches, one containing alphanumeric lines, the other containing an adage and the maker's name, "Miss Abby Gonsolve [?]," and age, the school identified at lower edge, dated at the foot of one column, (toned), 7 1/2 x 17 in., in a molded figured wood frame.
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

Abby Gonsolve, East Coast of the United States, Embroidery, Providence metropolitan area, Regions of the United States, Rhode Island, Sampler

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