September 15, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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School girl presentation silk on paper needlework

School girl presentation silk on paper needlework, dated 1793, of a basket of fruit with inscription around edge Northfield for sister or Nellie Butler to keep as a relic of "ye olden time", Sept. 15 -'93 written by Mary ??, at 3 o'clock at the age about 77 - can thread a needle, sew and read quite well at evening - made by Auntie when a schoolgirl now 88 I still has good sight, 7" x 8". Provenance: The Collection of Dr. Carl Mogil, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Condition:

Some edge tears, background with some pencil drawn grapes which apparently is unfinished.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$813
09/15/2018

 

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