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Stephen & Carol Huber:  Dealers in antique needlework samplers, silk embroidery, cross stitch, tapestries.


Needlework picture of Columbus - Huber
Columbus Landing In America
Needlework Picture
by Sarah K. Thorne
Boston, Massachusetts c.1800


This rare needlework depiction of Columbus is one of only four known. The other three are either known to be from, or attributed to Susanna Rowson's Academy in Boston, MA.

The scene is derived from The Landing of Christopher Columbus, engraved by David Edwin (1776-1841) after a painting by Edward Savage published in the year 1800.

Inscribed on the glass:
EMBROIDERED BY SARAH K. THORNE COLUMBUS LANDING IN AMERICA

Silk and watercolor on silk; 31 ½" x 25 ½" framed.

$18,500


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

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