664
664
Rare Needlework Sampler, Margery Jane McGuire, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1840
Estimate
8,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
664
Rare Needlework Sampler, Margery Jane McGuire, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1840
Estimate
8,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Rare Needlework Sampler, Margery Jane McGuire, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1840
Worked in brightly colored wool stitches on a linen ground, signed Margery Jane McGuire Aged 10; Maryland Hospital.
Height 25 in. by width 25 in.
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Provenance

Sloan & Co., Washington, D.C., June 5, 1983

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 51, fig. 86)

Catalogue Note

Public buildings and elegant homes are pictured on an important group of Baltimore samplers worked in the 1820s, and the tradition continued until the close of the schoolgirl-needlework era. (For another rendition of the hospital, c. 1822, see ANTIQUES, January
1962, p. 117)

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York