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Fine Needlework Sampler, Marcia A. Harlow, Plymouth, Massachusetts, dated 1822
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
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544
Fine Needlework Sampler, Marcia A. Harlow, Plymouth, Massachusetts, dated 1822
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Needlework Sampler, Marcia A. Harlow, Plymouth, Massachusetts, dated 1822

Worked in silk and paint on linen, signed, wrought by Marcia A. Harlow, Aged 10 1822. Height 17 1/2  in. by width 12 1/4  in.


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Provenance

Mary Davidson, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 14, fig. 21)

Catalogue Note

Marcia Ann Harlow was the daughter of John Harlow and Elizabeth Harlow. She married Asaph Gray of Brewster on September 28, 1839. Marcia's older sister, Betsey Torrey Harlow, worked a related sampler in 1818 now at the Middleborough Historical Association , Inc., Middleborough, Massachusetts.

Marcia was one of seven children born to John Harlow and his second wife Elizabeth Harlow, a cousin. (Additional information provided by Carol and Stephen Huber).

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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