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Mary Holthy Needlepoint Sampler

Auction:
3296B
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3296B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Mary Holthy Needlepoint Sampler, England, colors including red, brown, rust, green, black, and buff with floral border, poetic verses to either side of a central crown above motifs including figures, sailing ships, deer and flowering pots with central title Joseph and Marys Flight Into Egypt over a depiction of the Flight flanked by trees and with dogs. lions and sheep, signed and dated "Mary Holthy her work done aged 12 1823," sight size 15 3/4 x 19 5/8 in.; set in a bird's-eye maple frame.
Estimate $400-600


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