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Rare Embroidered and Painted Mourning Picture, Anna Eaton, Mrs. Saunders & Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, dated 1803
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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521
Rare Embroidered and Painted Mourning Picture, Anna Eaton, Mrs. Saunders & Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, dated 1803
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Rare Embroidered and Painted Mourning Picture, Anna Eaton, Mrs. Saunders & Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, dated 1803
worked in silk stitches and painted silk ground; inscribed on the glass.
Height 16 1/2 in. by width 13 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Schiffer's Antiques, West Chester, Pennsylvania, June 10, 1969

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 72, fig. 117)

Catalogue Note

Written on the backboard is "$7.25"-probably the cost of the frame and glass. Anna Eaton (1789-1829) was the daughter of Pearson Eaton (c. 1754-1820) and Mary Robinson (c. 1764-1826) of Dorchester. She dedicated this memorial to her aun Susannah Robinson (1754-1802). Anna died unmarried.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York