SOLD! for $1,092.00.
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- High Estimate: $450.00
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A Massachusetts needlework sampler, silk thread on linen, embroidered border, central basket and flowers with cross-stitched alphabets and numbers, wrought by Caroline Augusta Low, Aged 10, 1830, Andover. Verse reads:" We stand exposed to every sin/ While idle and without employ/ Industry holds our passions in/ And Keeps out all unlawful joy" Condition: Some fading and slight yellowing to fabric, losses to mahogany veneer on older frame. Sight – 12 1/2" H x 16 7/8" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 19 3/4" W.