636
636
Needlework Darning Sampler, Beulah Passmore, Westtown School, Chester County, Pennsylvania, dated 1813
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT
636
Needlework Darning Sampler, Beulah Passmore, Westtown School, Chester County, Pennsylvania, dated 1813
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Needlework Darning Sampler, Beulah Passmore, Westtown School, Chester County, Pennsylvania, dated 1813
Worked in cottom on linsey-woolsey ground; signed Beulah Passmore. Weston School. 1813.
Height 9 1/4 in. by width 9 1/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

In the customary manner at Westtown School, Beulah worked the center section of her darning sampler in chain stitch to resemble knitting. Beulah's sister Rachel entered Westtown in December 1818 at the age of seventeen and left in July 1820. Her white-on-white darning sampler, dated 1819, is also in this collection.

Together with Rachel Passmore's White Darning Sampler, (height 9 3/4  in. by width 11 in.), signed Rachel Passmore West Town, 1819. 2 pieces.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York