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Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King," Salem, Massachusetts, 1798, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with a central reserve with alphanumeric lines interspersed with animals and with a lower pictorial register, all surrounded by double sawtooth border and wide outer border of meandering vine, with birds and dogs in the upper and lower corners, (fading, losses, linen toned), 15 3/4 x 14 1/2 in., in a black frame.
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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

Salem, Embroidery, Linen, Sampler, Silk, Textile arts, Thread, Yarn

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