• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 724

    A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

    WORDED BY CATHERINE ROLAND (1818-1873) BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, DATED 1830

    Price Realised  

    A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
    Worded by Catherine Roland (1818-1873) Berks County, Pennsylvania, dated 1830
    20¼ in. high, 17½ in. wide


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Many Catherine Rolands lived in Pennsylvania in the 19th century. This is most likely to be Catherine Mary Roland, who was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. She was married in 1849 to John Nicolas Schneider, who had immigrated to the United States from Germany.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold for the benefit of the North American Land Trust


    Exhibited

    Reading, Pennsylvania, The Historical Society of Berks County "Here In This Garden: Historic Samplers of Berks County", April - November, 2006