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Title: A Fine Seventeenth Century English Needlework, David, and Bathsheba
Strong color, competent embroidery…outstanding
Date/Period: Circa 1660


A Fine Seventeenth Century English Needlework, David, and Bathsheba Strong color, competent embroidery…outstanding, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 18.75" x 14.75"; view: 13.75" x 9.75"

Material: Silk worked on fine linen

Condition: Excellent color and condition

Additional Information: A lively and wonderfully detailed 17th century English
needlework picture depicting the story of David and Bathsheba in which the conniving
King David plots an adulterous relationship with Bathsheba by sending her husband
Uriah off to battle, arranging his death. Only after the prophet Nathan related the story
of the poor man having his only ewe lamb taken by a rich man did King David repent his
sins. The work is mounted within a fine and appropriate custom fabricated frame.

$9,600.00

240-258


A Fine Seventeenth Century English Needlework, David, and Bathsheba Strong color, competent embroidery…outstanding, entire view sans frame

A Fine Seventeenth Century English Needlework, David, and Bathsheba Strong color, competent embroidery…outstanding, detail view 1

A Fine Seventeenth Century English Needlework, David, and Bathsheba Strong color, competent embroidery…outstanding, detail view 2

A Fine Seventeenth Century English Needlework, David, and Bathsheba Strong color, competent embroidery…outstanding, back view



Title: Sampler, Plattsburg, New York, 1828, Della Ann Holcomb
Date/Period: 1828


Sampler, Plattsburg, New York, 1828, Della Ann Holcomb, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 17" x 18.75"; view: 16" x 17.75"

Material: Silk on linen

Condition: Very good, strong color, one small stain in 1st & 2nd line of verse

Additional Information: Floral border centering neatly compartmentalized alphabets,
verse, and potted plants. Wrought by Della Ann Holcomb – aged 9

$895.00

331-13


Sampler, Plattsburg, New York, 1828, Della Ann Holcomb, detail view 1

Sampler, Plattsburg, New York, 1828, Della Ann Holcomb, detail view 2

Sampler, Plattsburg, New York, 1828, Della Ann Holcomb, back view



19th Century Needlework,
Corey Family Record, Massachusetts
1826


19th Century Needlework, Corey Family Record, Massachusetts, entire view

Frame: 25.75" x 19"; view: 17" x 23.5"

Silk on linen

Brookline, Massachusetts
Wrought by Abigail Corey, daughter of Timothy Corey and mary Gardner both born in
1782; married 1806; listed are names, birth, and death dates of nine siblings all within
sawtooth border flanked by another border within Greek key border. The work remains
in fine condition within a later walnut veneered frame.

$1,685.00

1072-67


19th Century Needlework, Corey Family Record, Massachusetts, detail view 1

19th Century Needlework, Corey Family Record, Massachusetts, detail view 2

19th Century Needlework, Corey Family Record, Massachusetts, back view



17th Century Band Sampler, England, Dated 1660


17th Century Band Sampler, England, Dated 1660, entire view

This example, a long sampler, contains bands in colored silks, and whitework, and cut
drawn work. The date of 1660 at the bottom completes the work.
(Frame: 30" x 10.75"; view: 27.5" x 8.25")


17th Century Band Sampler, England, Dated 1660, detail view 1

17th Century Band Sampler, England, Dated 1660, detail view 2

17th Century Band Sampler, England, Dated 1660, back view

$3,500.00

324-66




Antique Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Norris,
Probably Maryland, C. 1820
Elizabeth Norris’s Work done at Olney House Feb 16


Antique Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Norris, Probably Maryland, C. 1820
Elizabeth Norris’s Work done at Olney House Feb 16, entire view

A large sampler featuring five alphabets and the most popular of all sampler verses
above a basket issuing a wonderful floral vine. Excellent original condition. The molded
frame painted black is not contemporary to the needlework.
(Frame: 23.5" x 17.25"; view: 20.75" x 15")


Antique Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Norris, Probably Maryland, C. 1820
Elizabeth Norris’s Work done at Olney House Feb 16, detail view 1

Antique Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Norris, Probably Maryland, C. 1820
Elizabeth Norris’s Work done at Olney House Feb 16, detail view 2

Antique Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Norris, Probably Maryland, C. 1820
Elizabeth Norris’s Work done at Olney House Feb 16, back view

$6,225.00

324-68




Needlework Sampler, Morning,
Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hepzibah Harrington (1794-1877), Circa 1805
Silk on fine linen
Exhibiting a Fine Middlesex County Border,
Memorial to Brother is Unusual


Needlework Sampler, Morning, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hepzibah Harrington (1794-1877), Circa 1805
Silk on fine linen
Exhibiting a Fine Middlesex County Border, Memorial to Brother is Unusual, entire view

My childifh days fwift glide away / And riper years are coming on / May heaven prepare
me for that hour / When I on earth fhall be no more / Hepzibah Harrington.s wrought in /
the eleventh year of my age. Hepzibah was one of eleven children born to Abraham
Harington and Anna Russell of Weston, Massachusetts. She married, as his second
wife, Charles Traine (1783-1849) in 1815, who was first married to her sister Elizabeth
(1785-1814). He graduated from Harvard University in 1805, was the preceptor of
Framingham Academy in 1808, the Baptist minister in town from 1811 to 1839, a
representative to the General Court and a State Senator. The had four children.
(Frame: 19 by 22.25”; sight-size: 16.25 by 19.5”)


Needlework Sampler, Morning, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hepzibah Harrington (1794-1877), Circa 1805
Silk on fine linen
Exhibiting a Fine Middlesex County Border, Memorial to Brother is Unusual, scale view

Needlework Sampler, Morning, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hepzibah Harrington (1794-1877), Circa 1805
Silk on fine linen
Exhibiting a Fine Middlesex County Border, Memorial to Brother is Unusual, detail view 1

Needlework Sampler, Morning, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hepzibah Harrington (1794-1877), Circa 1805
Silk on fine linen
Exhibiting a Fine Middlesex County Border, Memorial to Brother is Unusual, detail view 2

Needlework Sampler, Morning, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hepzibah Harrington (1794-1877), Circa 1805
Silk on fine linen
Exhibiting a Fine Middlesex County Border, Memorial to Brother is Unusual, back view

$7,675.00

324-69




Middletown, Connecticut House
Sampler, Dated 1828
Dolly Ann Cornwell Wrought this in the 11th
year of her age / Middletown / Dec 1828
Silk and wool on linen


Middletown, Connecticut House Sampler, Dated 1828
Dolly Ann Cornwell Wrought this in the 11th year of her age / Middletown / Dec 1828
Silk and wool on linen, entire view

Dolly worked this classic Middletown, Connecticut, sampler in the 11th year of her age.
The solidly worked bottom panel depicts prominent buildings and fruited trees in
Middletown. She included a beautiful gentle verse and the most popular verse known on
samplers. A floral border surmounts the triple alphabet registers; the work centered by
strawberry borders. She was the youngest of six children born to David Cornwell and
Grace Johnson. She married Jared Cotton and died at the young age of 22. (Very good
condition, strong color,19 ½" x 18 ½" archivally framed.)


Middletown, Connecticut House Sampler, Dated 1828
Dolly Ann Cornwell Wrought this in the 11th year of her age / Middletown / Dec 1828
Silk and wool on linen, detail view 1

Middletown, Connecticut House Sampler, Dated 1828
Dolly Ann Cornwell Wrought this in the 11th year of her age / Middletown / Dec 1828
Silk and wool on linen, detail view 2

Middletown, Connecticut House Sampler, Dated 1828
Dolly Ann Cornwell Wrought this in the 11th year of her age / Middletown / Dec 1828
Silk and wool on linen, detail view 3

Middletown, Connecticut House Sampler, Dated 1828
Dolly Ann Cornwell Wrought this in the 11th year of her age / Middletown / Dec 1828
Silk and wool on linen, back view

$4,500.00

324-71




Antique House Sampler, Embroidery, Likely Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1807 Sarah Toppan Raboteau, Age 9, 1807


Antique House Sampler, Embroidery, Likely Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1807
Sarah Toppan Raboteau, Age 9, 1807, entire view

A three and one-half story twin chimney grand house within fenced garden of trees
displaying five birds; brick walled front garden…the diamond pattern front walk displays
substantial thread loss. (Frame: 22 x 23"; view: 20 x 21")

Wrought by Sarah Toppan Raboteau age 9; Birth; 28 May 1798 Newburyport

Mother: Abigail Raboteau

Father: Sea Captain; Charles Cornelius Raboteau


Antique House Sampler, Embroidery, Likely Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1807
Sarah Toppan Raboteau, Age 9, 1807, detail view 1

Antique House Sampler, Embroidery, Likely Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1807
Sarah Toppan Raboteau, Age 9, 1807, detail view 2

Antique House Sampler, Embroidery, Likely Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1807
Sarah Toppan Raboteau, Age 9, 1807, detail view 3

Antique House Sampler, Embroidery, Likely Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1807
Sarah Toppan Raboteau, Age 9, 1807, back view

$4,250.00

1039-55




Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen


Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen, entire view

Elizabeth King / Deerfield / 1837 within wreath, basket of flowers and floral sprig above
four alphabets…above basket of fruits and twin chimney house within fenced landscape
all within zigzag border. (excellent original condition with only typical fading;
frame: 14.5" x 9.5"; view: 13.25"; x 8.25")


Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen, detail 1

Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen, detail 2

Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen, detail 3

Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen, detail 4

Antique Needlework Marking Sampler, Elizabeth King, Deerfield, 1837
Silk on linen, back view

$425.00

1002-298




Sampler, Marking Sampler, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Alphabets, Numerals, Verse
Eliza Robbins / Aged 10 Years / October 14, 1833
Bethlehem / July 31 / 1823


Antique Sampler, Marking Sampler, Eliza Robbins, 1833, entire view

(Fading, light water stain at mid right edge; modern frame: 19.25 by 18.25", sight-size: 17.5 by 16.5")

$1,450

232-307


Antique Sampler, Marking Sampler, Eliza Robbins, 1833, with ruler for scale


 

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