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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 401

    A SILK AND LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

    WORKED BY SARAH HALL, NANTUCKET, 1819

    Price Realised  

    A SILK AND LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
    Worked by Sarah Hall, Nantucket, 1819
    Inscribed Sarah Hall Nantucket/Aged 8 years 1819/The Grass is Green The Sky in Blue/The Roses Fade and So Must You
    14 x 14 inches


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    Literature

    Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and Mary Grace Carpenter The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket (New York, 1987) p. 98, fig. 77.