1259
1259

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SUSAN AND MARK LARACY

Fine and Rare Needlework Sampler, Nancy Forrest, Canterbury or Northfield, New Hampshire, circa 1811
Estimate
12,00025,000
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1259

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SUSAN AND MARK LARACY

Fine and Rare Needlework Sampler, Nancy Forrest, Canterbury or Northfield, New Hampshire, circa 1811
Estimate
12,00025,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Fine and Rare Needlework Sampler, Nancy Forrest, Canterbury or Northfield, New Hampshire, circa 1811
worked overall in wool and silk chain stitches on a linen ground; the center with bands of alphabets above the inscription Nancy Forrest's sampler wrought in the fourteenth year of her age, 1811; the borders with hillocks, rose bush and meandering grapevines. 
21 by 16 in.
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Provenance

Descended in the family of Nancy Forrest, daughter of Dorothy (Worthen) and William Forrest II of Canterbury, New Hampshire.
Skinner's, Bolton, Massachusetts, June 12, 1994, lot 22;
Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut, 1994.

Catalogue Note

Nancy Forrest, daughter of Dorothy (Worthen) and William Forrest II was born April 12, 1797 in East Andover, New Hampshire.

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New York