• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 171

    A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

    WORKED BY AMANDA A. BOWLES, VIRGINIA, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, DATED 1833

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
    WORKED BY AMANDA A. BOWLES, VIRGINIA, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, DATED 1833
    22¼ X 21½ in.


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    Provenance

    Sold, Sotheby's, New York, The Theodore H. Kapnek Collection of American Samplers, January, 31, 1981, lot 115


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARY FRANCES BOWLES COUPER


    Literature

    The Magazine ANTIQUES, September 1978, The Theodore H. Kapnek Collection of American Samplers, by Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, p.558, fig. 21 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, American Museum of Folk Art, A Gallery of American Samplers: The Theodore Kapnek Collection, October 31, 1978 - January 7, 1979.