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Americana & International - Session 2

Sat, Oct 10, 2020 09:00AM EDT
Lot 349

Silk on linen needlework sampler, dated 1813

Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000

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Boston, Massachusetts silk on linen needlework sampler, dated 1813, wrought by Mary Dennis, who attended Mrs. Dobel's Seminary, beneath verse is a sewn scene with Mary addressing her aunt beside a cottage, trees and two water fowl on a pond, all surrounded by a border with bow knotted blue ribbons and delicate trailing vines and flowers, 20 1/4" x 16 1/4". This superb example retains its original giltwood frame. Provenance: M. Finkel & Daughter; The Collection of the Late Ann G Sickles. Parts: Mary Dennis, Mrs. Dobel's Seminary documents. Condition not examined.

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