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RARE AND IMPORTANT EARLY NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, REBEKAH RAKINS, SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK, DATED 1709
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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RARE AND IMPORTANT EARLY NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, REBEKAH RAKINS, SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK, DATED 1709
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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RARE AND IMPORTANT EARLY NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, REBEKAH RAKINS, SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK, DATED 1709
inscribed Rebekah Rakins ended this sampler in the 8th year of her life in the year of our Lord 1709.
Height 20 in. by Width 8 1/2 in.; 50.8, 21.6 cm.
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Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, Theodore H. Kapnek Collection of American Samplers, January 31, 1981, sale 4531Y, lot 164;
John S. Walton, Griswold, Connecticut, March 1981;
Vogel Collection no. 345.

Catalogue Note

This sampler is related to a sampler illustrated in Ethel Stanwood Bolton and Eva Johnston Coe, American Samplers, (Princeton, NJ: Pyne Press, 1973), pl. X. The Rakins family settled in Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa, New York. The first family to appear there was in 1683.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York