SOLD! for $832.00.
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Schoolgirl Pictorial needlework sampler by Caroline Hayward, dated 1824, probably England or Massachusetts, strawberry border enclosing a verse, "Teach me to feel a brother's woe/ to bide the pain and see/ that mercy I to others show / that mercy show to me," over pictorial images including trees, flowers, birds, and house with little black dog, over signature cartouche "Caroline Hayward her Sampler aged 13 years 1824." In original parcel gilt and ebonized frame. Sight: 13" H x 12" W. Framed: 16" H x 15" W. Provenance: the estate of William Pursell, Nashville, Tennessee. The Estate of William Pursell, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Staining to upper verse area and right center edge, scattered tiny holes up to 1/4" diameter along left side.