• 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 173

    A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

    WORKED BY MARY ANN DINYES, STOUCHBURY, PENNSYLVANIA, 1841, MRS. ROBIN'S SCHOOL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
    WORKED BY MARY ANN DINYES, STOUCHBURY, PENNSYLVANIA, 1841, MRS. ROBIN'S SCHOOL
    15½ in. high, 17¾ in. wide


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    Provenance

    Sold, Sotheby's, New York, The Theodore H. Kapnek Collection of American Samplers, January 31, 1981, lot 129
    Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Flack, Pennsylvania


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARY FRANCES BOWLES COUPER


    Exhibited

    Allentown, Pennsylvania, The Allentown Exhibit, 1975.
    New York, Museum of American Folk Art, A Gallery of American Samplers: The Theodore Kapnek Collection, October 31, 1978 - January 7, 1979. Illustrated in the catalogue, item 121.