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Americana, Paintings & Decorative Art

April 4 - April 5, 2014

Lot #1081
DepartmentTextiles
Sold For$1,800.00(hammer price)
 $2,124.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 5, 2014

Description

FRAMED ANTIQUE AMERICAN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
Wrought by Katharine" in "May, 1788". Top section depicts alphabets and numerals above central verse "Next Unto God Dear Parents I Address My Self to You In Humble Thankfulness For All Your Care and Charge On Me. Bestowed And Means of Learning unto Me. Allow'd Go On I Pray And Let Me Still Persue Those Golden Arts The Vulgar Never Knew". Lower section depicts a central vase flanked by sprigs of flowers and leaves and with geometric design at corners. Borders in a floral and foliate vine design. Evenly toned with one small hole near top center, otherwise exceedingly well preserved with strong colors throughout. 11.75" x 10.25" sight."

Condition

As noted. A few losses at top portion. Colors good.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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