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"Ales Knight" Needlework Band Sampler


Auction:
3278M
Lot:
534
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"Ales Knight" Needlework Band Sampler, England, dated "1737," stitched in silk threads on a linen background with four lines of alphabet and signed in needlework "ALES KNIGHT HE/R SAMPLER AVG/VST THE 29/1737" and decorated with geometric patterns, in a modern shadow box frame, ht. 19 1/2, wd. 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: Mrs. Thomas A. Lawton; Vera Elkind Antiques, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979.
Estimate $600-800


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