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Rare Embroidered and Painted Silk Mourning Picture: Emily C. Avery, Albany, New York, circa 1808
Estimate
7,00010,000
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610
Rare Embroidered and Painted Silk Mourning Picture: Emily C. Avery, Albany, New York, circa 1808
Estimate
7,00010,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York

Rare Embroidered and Painted Silk Mourning Picture: Emily C. Avery, Albany, New York, circa 1808

worked in silk, chenille, paint and ink on silk; inscribed on the glass, Emily. C. Avery.

 


Height 17 3/4 in. by width 22 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Nathan Liverant & Son, Colchester, Connecticut, October 1984.

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 95, fig. 152)

Catalogue Note

Emily Avery and her husband William Avery lived in Owego, Tioga County, New York. (Additional information provided by Carol and Stephen Huber).

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York