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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 506

    A GEORGE III NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

    BY ELIZABETH BUTS, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
    BY ELIZABETH BUTS, CIRCA 1800
    Aged 9 years, worked with a lady with her fan in a dress, with a hillock below the mosswork trees, framed
    23 in. (58.5 cm.) x 14 in. (30.5 cm.) overall


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    An almost identical sampler worked by Elizabeth Bates, aged 10, and dated 1801 is in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

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