Lot 451

Emma Powers1809 Sampler Boston Mass. With Photo

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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Needlework sampler wrought by Emma Powers, 9 years old, September 15th 1809. Alphabet at the top. Twelve line religious poem at center, flanked by two floral arrangements. Three story house, a willow tree and "Lincoln Street" (their address in Boston) on a saw-toothed border. Under this is Emma's information. The whole is surrounded by a geometrical and line border. Included are several folders of genealogical information. Also includes a rare photo of Emma ca. 1860, in a gilt frame (H 13-1/4" W 10" D 2"). In 1831, Emma was married to Mr. Chamberlain. She died August 5, 1868. A rarity to have the photo of the maker. Frame: H 19" W 14-3/4". Sight: H 16-3/4" W 12-3/8". Condition: Professionally framed. Excellent condition. Collection of Ann Fassnacht. Link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/gnj2mewehpujvxfjdvcqi/h?rlkey=40n52w1nefohrk2cxv0ustpow&dl=0

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