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A SILK-ON-GAUZE MEMORIAL NEEDLEWORK PICTORIAL
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT NEW YORK COLLECTION
A SILK-ON-GAUZE MEMORIAL NEEDLEWORK PICTORIAL

WROUGHT BY EMMA MATILDA SEAL (1811-1864), PROBABLY CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, DATED 1828

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A SILK-ON-GAUZE MEMORIAL NEEDLEWORK PICTORIAL
WROUGHT BY EMMA MATILDA SEAL (1811-1864), PROBABLY CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, DATED 1828
signed and dated Emma M. Seal 1828 lower center
22 ½ x 25 in.
Provenance
Emma Matilda (Seal) Chambers (1811-1864), Chester County, Pennsylvania, the maker
Thence by descent in the family
Sold, Freeman's, Philadelphia, 24 April 2004, lot 35
M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia

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Born in 1811 in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Emma Matilda Seal married Joseph D. Chambers in 1837, and the needlework descended in the Chambers family.

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