688
688
American or English School dated 1826
ESMINA THOMAS WITH HER SAMPLER
Estimate
8,00010,000
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688
American or English School dated 1826
ESMINA THOMAS WITH HER SAMPLER
Estimate
8,00010,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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American or English School dated 1826
ESMINA THOMAS WITH HER SAMPLER

Together with a watercolor portrait of Esmina's mother. Inscribed on original paper backing Esmina Thomas, January- 16- 1826.

2 pieces.

 


watercolor on paper
5 1/2 by 4 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Ruth Troiani, Pound Ridge, New York

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (image on frontispiece)

Catalogue Note

The sampler verse appears to be the "Epigram on Providence" by John Hawkins of Boston.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York