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Lot 57: Sampler

$3,540.00

Out of stock

Lot 57: Sampler

$3,540.00

Estimate: $1,000 – $1,500
Price Realized: $3,540

Black thread on natural white cotton, cross stitched capital letter alphabet on two lines, and numbers one through nine, on the third line signed “Genie C.”, Watervliet, NY, 5″ h, 6 3/4″ l, (Bissland collection #387 “Sampler”).

Note:
Shaker samplers were used primarily as a means for young girls to learn stitching in order to be able to mark initials on clothing, linens, and other community fabrics.

Out of stock

Sampler, “Genie C.”, 5″ h, 6 3/4″ l