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Item Details

Lot #706
DepartmentTextiles
Sold For$225.00(hammer price)
 $270.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 5, 2017

Description

NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
Lydia Hammond wrought this in the 10th year of her age. Falmouth August 21st 1817. Remember thy creator in the days of thy youth" followed by the letter "J". Four differing alphabets, all missing "J", but a "J" is stitched in green at the end of the sampler. "Falmouth" stitched twice; numerals stitched once. Lettering in green, black and beige. 12" x 12" sight. Framed 12.75" x 13.25"."

Condition

Minimal stains and holes: bright for its age.

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