January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Downingtown, PA


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Rare Philadelphia Folwell school needlework memori

Rare Philadelphia Folwell school needlework memorial wrought by Sarah Staats in the year 1800, the oval work with soldier and woman beside a tomb, inscribed"Sacred to the Memory of the illustrious Washington", 16 1/4" x 18 1/4". Accompanying this lot is a letter from Sarah Staats dated"Philadelphia July 4th 1800" in which she states"my piece is almost done and I expect to finish it next week".

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$32,760
01/06/2007

 

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