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Needlework "King" Family Record

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Needlework "King" Family Record, likely Danvers, Massachusetts, dated 1808, stitched in silk on a green linen background with five lines of alphabet and numbers over three lines of verse and ten lines of family record noting birth dates of parents and eight siblings, above a flower and vine field, all within a diamond border, in a gilt molded frame, sampler ht. 17 1/4, wd. 15 in.

Note: Genealogical sources document this particular King family in Danvers, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600


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

Danvers, Danvers, Massachusetts, Embroidery, Sampler

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