For a group of Misses Patten's school embroideries with similar eagle and festoon decoration see Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery: Volume 1, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993), p. 202-205, fig. 235-237.
Overall very fine condition, some minor darkening of the silk ground. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.