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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 677

Four Framed Needleworks

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

19th/20th century, comprising: an alphabet sampler with bordering and floral accents, sight, 8-1/4 x 11-3/8 in., wooden frame with wire hanger 11-7/8 x 14-1/4 in.; one stitched in red and green "What is Home without a Mother", sight, 8-1/8 x 20-1/4 in., wooden frame with wire hanger 10-3/4 x 23-1/4 in.; one stitched in red and blue "What is Home without a Father", sight, 8-1/4 x 20-3/4 in., carved wooden frame with leaf accents with wire hanger 13-1/2 x 26 in.; one stitched on burlap with a seated lady in a garden, under which reads "Your garden is God's gift to thee; Thus sing the birds from every tree.", sight, 13-5/8 x 17-1/2 in., painted wooden frame with wire hanger 15-1/2 x 19-1/2 in.

Provenance: Property sold to benefit the American Folk Art Museum


wear to needlework, water damage, chips, cracks, separation and scratches throughout, Father example has top left part of frame coming apart and needs restoration and the leaf on top right of frame is loose, not examined out of frames