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A fine English needlework sampler Worked by Hannah Vertue (1736-1826), dated "1744"
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A fine English needlework sampler Worked by Hannah Vertue (1736-1826), dated "1744"

Worked with silk threads on a linen ground, triangle border, depicting alphabet above alternating flowers surrounding inscription, "Hannah Vertue Aged 9 Years 1744," center with pious verse, "Obedience to Parents," flanked by flamestitch sections, the lower section depicting two registers of trees, flowers, birds, peacocks, dogs, crowns, and hearts; framed.



(12 1/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (sight))

Provenance

M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A private New Jersey collection.



Note

Hannah Vertue was born to John Vertue and Esther Wainwright, and had five siblings. In 1766, she married John Stuart (b. circa 1735). She lived in Woodbridge, Suffolk until her death in 1826.



14 3/4 in. x 12 1/4 in. (frame)

Condition
14 3/4 in. x 12 1/4 in. (frame); with some very minor fraying and possible re-stitching along lower left corner edge and upper left edge, but overall in near pristine condition; professionally framed.Â
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A fine English needlework sampler Worked by Hannah Vertue (1736-1826), dated "1744"

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
May 03, 2022
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Starting Price $1,000
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0003: A fine English needlework sampler Worked by Hannah Vertue (1736-1826), dated "1744"
Sold for $6,5005 Bids
Est. $2,000 - $3,000Starting Price $1,000
American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts
May 03, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0003 Details
Description
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A fine English needlework sampler Worked by Hannah Vertue (1736-1826), dated "1744"

Worked with silk threads on a linen ground, triangle border, depicting alphabet above alternating flowers surrounding inscription, "Hannah Vertue Aged 9 Years 1744," center with pious verse, "Obedience to Parents," flanked by flamestitch sections, the lower section depicting two registers of trees, flowers, birds, peacocks, dogs, crowns, and hearts; framed.



(12 1/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (sight))

Provenance

M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A private New Jersey collection.



Note

Hannah Vertue was born to John Vertue and Esther Wainwright, and had five siblings. In 1766, she married John Stuart (b. circa 1735). She lived in Woodbridge, Suffolk until her death in 1826.



14 3/4 in. x 12 1/4 in. (frame)

Condition
...
14 3/4 in. x 12 1/4 in. (frame); with some very minor fraying and possible re-stitching along lower left corner edge and upper left edge, but overall in near pristine condition; professionally framed. 
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