Lot 435

Needlework Sampler Rachel Moore Philadelphia 1834

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Needlework sampler: "Respectfully presented to Samuel Moore by his affectionate daughter Rachel Moore done in the 16th year of her age 1834". Central theme is a memorial stone with an urn on top, the stone is inscribed "My Mother". a woman leans against the memorial, her feet, arms, and head (bust) are all printed on paper, cut out , and applied. A willow tree (in relief) stands behind. This sampler comes with genealogical information about the Moore family. Rachel (1818-1909) was born in Staffordshire, England. Philadelphia, dated 1834. Frame: H 24-1/4" W 23". Sight: H 21-1/4" W 20". Condition: Professionally framed. Small 1/2" hole at top left of sampler. A few other very small holes, and some slight wear/fading. Otherwise very good condition. Collection of Ann Fassnacht. Link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/4uc5m3abpwrek7jq1vwaq/h?rlkey=qxsf3iir1wj5n4jh3u81qi32k&dl=0

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