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Sale 522 Lot 96  

1826 American needlework sampler signed "Nancy Maxson/8 years/1826," alphanumeric rows surrounded by floral and figural motifs including children with animals along lower edge, signature panel bordered by vines, framed behind glass in a modern frame, discoloration and yellowing, some mold spots, not examined out of frame, ss: 10" h. x 12" w. [Nancy Maxson 1818-1858, parents were Jonathan Maxson (Newport, RI), 1782-1852, and Nancy Potter 1781-1862. Additional information about Potter lineage available by request.] [Verbal provenance from consignor: believed to be from Potters Hill, R.I., possibly related to John Potter, ancestor of Edwin Whitford through Theodore Whitford's great grandmother]
Estimate $750-1,500

Sold for US$1,900

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