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Lot 272: Needlework sampler, "elizabeth ann drakes sampler 1835," easton, pa, Bears original printer's framing label from "Edward Newland North

American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

April 17, 2013

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: Needlework sampler

"elizabeth ann drakes sampler 1835," easton, pa

Bears original printer's framing label from "Edward Newland Northampton street opposite the Easton Bank," a strawberry border encloses alphabet, floral spot devices, pious verse, and hillock with deer, trees, birds and squirrel in a tree, worked with silk threads on a linen ground, original frame.

21 1/2 in. x 21 1/2 in. (sight)

Condition Report: staining around nails that affix sampler to backboard, fading to silk threads, color has been enhanced.


Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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