June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLGIRL CALLIGRAPHY / PENMANSHIP DISPLAY AND NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, ink and watercolor on paper, and silk on green linsey-woolsey, calligraphy/penmanship display featuring "The Lords Prayer." above signature of "Mary Read. / Mrs Cranch's Academy. / Salem Dec 19th 1810.", all within a foliate frame below a basket of flowers at the top; needlework sampler having six alphabet row segmented by simple horizontal bands, last two rows signed "MARY READ'S / SAMPLER". Both pieces framed together under acrylic panel in a modern frame.

Condition: Very good visual condition, display with creases to paper and a few small holes, light toning, scattered small paint loss, some fading and bleeding to ink, needlework with holes and a few faded spots to linsey-woolsey, frame with minor wear. Not examined out of frame.

Circa : Circa 1810.

Item Dimensions: Sampler 10 1/4" x 7 1/2" object, 14 3/4" x 20 3/4" OA.

Provenance : From the needlework collection of Helen Sutton, Dallas, TX.

Estimate : 200 - 400
SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLGIRL CALLIGRAPHY / PENMANSHIP DISPLAY AND NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $892.50
Estimate: $200.00 - $400.00
Number Bids:6