January 15, 2011 11:56 AM EST Downingtown, PA


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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania silk on linen needl

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania silk on linen needlework sampler dated 1834, worked by Mary A. Carpenter with central verse surrounded by alphabet, flowering vines, trees, birds, and a brick home, 21" x 21 1/2".

Condition:

Lawn originally had a light green gauze over the black. Gauze always deteriorates in this group of samplers. Otherwise in excellent condition.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$11,258
01/15/2011

 

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