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IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Needlework Sampler, Martha Irene Burnap, Andover, Connecticut, 1834
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
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879

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Needlework Sampler, Martha Irene Burnap, Andover, Connecticut, 1834
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Needlework Sampler, Martha Irene Burnap, Andover, Connecticut, 1834
Featuring a stylized floral and vine border surrounding a sampler area showing upper case cursive alphabet, numbers 1 through 9 and zero, upper case block letters and lower case block letters; the lower section has the Family Register with the following information: Mr. Milton Burnap, born Aug. 25, 1794, Miss Martha Skinner born Jan. 25, 1794, married June 4, 1816. Children's names, Births and Deaths. Daniel Milton Burnap, March 30, 1819, Martha Irene Burnap, Aug. 5, 1821, Oct. 10 1839; the bottom section features a landscape scene with a small black dog, stylized trees and flowers flanking a white house with a picket fence; the entirety enclosed by a floral boarder with silk ribbons at the corners.
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Provenance

Descended in the Burnap family;
Nathan Liverant & Son, Colchester, Connecticut.

Catalogue Note

Martha Irene Burnap (1821-1839) was the grandniece of Daniel Burnap (1759-1838), the famous Connecticut clockmaker.

Important Americana

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New York