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Booklet of Exercises in Practical Stitchery, English, circa 1840
Estimate
2,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 5,938 USD
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681
Booklet of Exercises in Practical Stitchery, English, circa 1840
Estimate
2,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 5,938 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Booklet of Exercises in Practical Stitchery, English, circa 1840
Worked in silk on linen and wool. In marbled covers, wear and crack in paper binding; the "samplers" with some stain and moth damage.
overall 12 1/4 in. by width 16 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Gift to Betty Ring from Cora Ginsburg, New York.

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 57, fig. 94)

Catalogue Note

The anonymous miniature sampler names the Grantham / British School / Established 1835.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York