January 11, 2008 09:00 AM EST Downingtown, PA


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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania silk on linen sampler dat

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania silk on linen sampler dated 1819, wrought by Sarah Dougherty at Mrs. Leah Meguiers school, with a large central scene of a young man and woman within a blocked border with vignettes of eagle, moon, young children, etc., 18 1/2" x 19". For a further discussion on Leah Meguier's school, see Ring,Girlhood Embroidery, vol II, pgs. 416-422.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$49,140
01/11/2008

 

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