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Sale 535 Lot 30  

1803 American needlework sampler signed "Sally Pattesons. Work. Made In The Fourteenth Year/ Of her/ age, 1803", delicately stitched alphanumeric rows surrounded by floral and animals motifs including peacocks, turkeys, doves, deer, etc., as well as numerous potted flowering trees and vines, upper border vine is subtly interspersed with numerous types of birds, framed and matted behind glass, not examined out of frame, wear consistent with age and use including toning, and scattered areas of thread loss and staining, etc., ss: 21" h. x 18" w. [VERBAL PROVENANCE: Purchased in the 1950's from Whitman's Candy Co.'s Sampler Collection, Philadelphia, (the remaining Whitman Sampler Collection was later donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1969) and then owned through descent.]
Estimate $400-600


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