635
635
RARE NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, BEULAH PASSMORE, WESTTOWN SCHOOL, PENNSYLVANIA
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
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635
RARE NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, BEULAH PASSMORE, WESTTOWN SCHOOL, PENNSYLVANIA
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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RARE NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, BEULAH PASSMORE, WESTTOWN SCHOOL, PENNSYLVANIA

Worked in silk on a linen ground; signed Beulah Passmore, 1812.

Together with Rachel Passmore, Westtown, Darning Sampler.

2 pieces.


Height 12¾ in. by width 16 in.
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Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 44, figs. 73-74).

Catalogue Note

Beulah Passmore (1792-1840) was the middle child of nine children born to Richard Passmore (1754-1817) and Deborah Griscom (1758-1844). (Additional information provided by Carol and Stephen Huber).

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York