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Item Details

Lot #242
DepartmentTextiles
Sold For$4,000.00(hammer price)
 $4,800.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 7, 2018

Description

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER Dated 1754
Mary Shrieve Her Work January 1754" with alphabet, verse, trees and birds. Typed note attached verso: "Mary Shrieve, 1737-1809, NewPort Rhode Island. Wife of Benjamin Mumford (1735-1812). Mother of 8 (three died in childhood). Headstone in Common Ground Cemetery, Newport County, RI". 9.75" x 8" sight. Grain-painted period frame 12.25" x 10.25"."

Condition

Slightly toned. Not examined out of framed.

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