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523
Fine and Rare Needlework Sampler, Mary LeFavour, Marblehead, Massachusetts, dated 1804
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523
Fine and Rare Needlework Sampler, Mary LeFavour, Marblehead, Massachusetts, dated 1804
Estimation
15 00025 000
Lot. Vendu 34,375 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Fine and Rare Needlework Sampler, Mary LeFavour, Marblehead, Massachusetts, dated 1804
Worked in silk threads on a linsey-woolsey ground; signed Mary LeFavour her sampler worked in ye 13th year of her age 1804.
Height 22 1/2 in. by width 16 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Bihler & Coger, Ashley Falls, Massachusetts

Exposition

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 11, fig. 16); Tucson, Arizona, The University of Arizona Museum of Art: "First Flowers of Our Wilderness" February 29-March 28, 1976.

Description

Mary LeFavour (1792- 1809) was the ninth child of John LeFavour (b .1753) and Lydia Orne (1755-1793) of Marblehead.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York