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668
Rare Needlework Sampler, Parthenea, Tennessee, dated 1848
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 10,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
668
Rare Needlework Sampler, Parthenea, Tennessee, dated 1848
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 10,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Rare Needlework Sampler, Parthenea, Tennessee, dated 1848
Worked in wool on linen; signed Parthenea ED McTenn, J.W. Spt. 18, Martha JW, 1848
Height 17 3/4 inches; width 15 3/4 inches
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Exposition

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 51, fig. 87)

Description

Parthenea E. Dunigan and Martha Jane Warmath were cousins who lived in Ramas, McNairy County, Tennessee. Their sampler represents the lingering tradition of sampler embroidery that occurred occasionally, particularly on the frontier, throughout the nineteenth century.

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York