October 01, 2005 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Vibrant early Boston band sampler with alphabet an

Vibrant early Boston band sampler with alphabet and trailing vine, above a folky crewelwork Adam and Eve in the garden,inscribed next to figures"Marghrette Ungerlly? ended this sampler in the sixteen year of age 1744", and verse, 20'' x 8 1/4''. For similar example with identical rows of banding and treatment of Adam and Eve, see"Girlhood Embroidery" by Ring, vol. 1, figure 38 and for other similar examples"American Samplers" by Bolton & Coe, pg. 38.

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$63,250
10/01/2005

 

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