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Two Needlework Samplers, 18th and 19th century, th
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Two Needlework Samplers, 18th and 19th century, the first worked by Rachel Mercer of East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, stitched with wool yarns on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over the inscription "Rachel Mercer her sampler made in the 11 year ----- 1785/Abner anb[sic] Iane Mercer," and a series of family initials over a pious verse, (toning, stitch losses), 11 x 10; the second sampler worked by Sarah C. Tower, probably New England, early 19th century stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over her signature and probable town "Westbrook" and a pious verse, (toning), 15 x 14 in.
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Two Needlework Samplers, 18th and 19th century, th

Estimate $200 - $400
Nov 05, 2011
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Starting Price $100
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0584: Two Needlework Samplers, 18th and 19th century, th

Sold for $175
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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Nov 05, 2011 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0584 Details

Description
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Two Needlework Samplers, 18th and 19th century, the first worked by Rachel Mercer of East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, stitched with wool yarns on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over the inscription "Rachel Mercer her sampler made in the 11 year ----- 1785/Abner anb[sic] Iane Mercer," and a series of family initials over a pious verse, (toning, stitch losses), 11 x 10; the second sampler worked by Sarah C. Tower, probably New England, early 19th century stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over her signature and probable town "Westbrook" and a pious verse, (toning), 15 x 14 in.
Condition
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<br><br>Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.

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