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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3307M Marlborough
November 2, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

"Emily L. Wightman" Needlework Sampler and Family Record

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3307M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2019 10:00AM


"Emily L. Wightman" Needlework Sampler and Family Record, Bozrah, Connecticut, dated 1840, stitched with three lines of alphabet and number over a vine framed verse flanked by potted flowers, seven lines of Wightman family record, and a scene of two women, a house, trees, flowers, bird, and column, singed in needlework below "Wrought by Emily L. Wightman When 10 years of age R.A.Wall Teacher," all within a meandering vine and flower border, framed, ht. 18 3/4, wd. 19 1/4 in.

Provenance: Carol and Stephen Huber, Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

Note: Emily L. Wightman was born in 1829. She is a descendant of Bridget Allyn, whose sampler is offered as lot 82.
The property of Brian and Pam Ehrlich
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Brian, Stephen Huber, Emily L. Wightman, Pam Ehrlich, Bridget Allyn, Carol, Bozrah