Estimate: $500 – $700
Very finely woven red and white linen, initialed in blue cross-stitch “E L” (Sister Eva Libby), in a tissue paper cover with pencil inscription “Wrapped by Sr. Mildred (Barker) for Gerry McCue, 1974.”.
Lot includes a booklet “The Sabbathday Lake Shakers: An Introduction to The Shaker Heritage, by Sister R. Mildred Barker, 1978”.
Purchased at Sabbathday Lake in1952 for $5.00
(Dr. McCue’s Journal Entry #212)