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

Needlework Sampler, Mary Delia Burnap, Andover, Connecticut, dated 1834
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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904

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

Needlework Sampler, Mary Delia Burnap, Andover, Connecticut, dated 1834
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Needlework Sampler, Mary Delia Burnap, Andover, Connecticut, dated 1834
worked in black thread on a linen ground with bands of alphabets above a white house, pine trees and flowers; signed of her age. / Mary Delia Burnap. Wrought in the 7th year / Andover Ct. 1834, and with the inscription A time to learn my parents give / I'll ne'er forget it while I live.
8 in. by 17 in.
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Provenance

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

Catalogue Note

Mary Delia Burnap (1827-1905) was the oldest daughter of the famous Connecticut clockmaker Daniel Burnap.1
1Henry Wyckoff Belknap, The Burnap-Burnett Genealogy, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1925), pp. 138-140, no. 245, p. 195, no. 406. 

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