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

Boston - Russell - Huber sampler

Sarah Russell
Antique needlework sampler
Boston area dated 1805

This large beautiful sampler is inscribed Sarah Russell/ Born March 18th 1796/ Aged nine AD 1805. She included a verse about the positive effects of prudent and caring parents. At the bottom, below the "classic Boston band", is a scene depicting a large tree with a shepherd play-ing a flute and a shepherdess, along with various other people, birds, sheep, trees, and flowers.

Silk on linen; 26" x 17 ½" sight.


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