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Embroidered and Painted Silk Picture of a Young Lady with Her Dog, Probably Mrs. Tailer, New England, circa 1805
painted and embroidered on silk with silk stitches, chenille and French Knots; the painted face most likely a portrait of Mrs. Tailer; in a giltwood frame, the corners with remains of paper filigree. 
13 by 9 1/4 in.
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Description

The backing has a letter dated 1805 chronicling Mrs. Tailer's demise; a photography of the embroidered picture and a hand-written 19th century family record. 

Important Americana

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New York