Lot 452

Mary A Root 1829 Needlework Sampler Montgom. Co PA

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Needlework sampler wrought by Mary Ann Root (1813-1879), dated 1829. Mary Ann was born in Gwynedd, Montgomery County, PA. The top center with rectangular saw-toothed border framing her father, mother, and brother. Central floral arrangement is surrounded with other floral motifs, geometrical flowers and two lions flanking the floral display. Two smaller animals above the lions. Included are two folders of genealogical information. Frame: H 20-3/4" W 21-5/8". Sight: H 16-1/2" W 16-5/8". Condition: Professionally framed. Two very small holes repaired near the bottom. Longitudinal central fold is evident. Slight fading. Collection of Ann Fassnacht. Link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/ipf4sltas0olwy93pi7x4/h?rlkey=by8fmego852l49w4m5ehl1c6x&dl=0

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