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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework


1731 band sampler - Huber

Ann Goodfellow
Band Sampler
Salisbury, England dated 1731

The sampler is profusely embroidered with interesting verses and a double lettered alphabet without the letter "J".
The inscription reads: ANN GOODFELLOW IN THE 12 YEAR OF/ HER AGE 1731

Possibly this was worked by the Ann Goodfellow that was oldest child born to William and Rose (Harvy) Goodfellow in Salisbury in 1718. When Ann worked this sampler at age twelve, she had a five year old sister. Also she had two younger brothers that died as infants.

Silk on linen: 12" x 7 ¾" sight.

$2,200


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

Hubers@AntiqueSamplers.com

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