(Description taken from Betty Ring's auction catalogue January 2012 at Sotheby's)
NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, NEW ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY
by Betsy Ring at aged 9, dated 1825; worked in silk on linen.
Height 12 in. by Width 9 in.
ESTIMATE with 25% buyers premium $3,750 - $6,250 (note this was for 2 samplers together, see Sarah Kemp sampler)
Special Offering: Sold (Betty must have smiled when
she discovered this sampler)
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