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Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell,"

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell," probably America, dated 1764, stitched in silk on linen with three lines of alphabet over stylized trees, strawberries, and flowers, signed and dated "Svsanna Wardell Her Sampel/er Aged 12 Years Old/1764," unframed, ht. 10 3/8, wd. 8 in.

Provenance: Collection of Madeline Fisher.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Madeline Fisher, Embroidery, Materials, Sampler, Silk, Wardell

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