668
668
Rare Needlework Sampler, Parthenea, Tennessee, dated 1848
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
668
Rare Needlework Sampler, Parthenea, Tennessee, dated 1848
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Rare Needlework Sampler, Parthenea, Tennessee, dated 1848
Worked in wool on linen; signed Parthenea ED McTenn, J.W. Spt. 18, Martha JW, 1848
Height 17 3/4 inches; width 15 3/4 inches
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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. 51, fig. 87)

Catalogue Note

Parthenea E. Dunigan and Martha Jane Warmath were cousins who lived in Ramas, McNairy County, Tennessee. Their sampler represents the lingering tradition of sampler embroidery that occurred occasionally, particularly on the frontier, throughout the nineteenth century.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York