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British Brick House Sampler Mary Stevenson 1797

Auction Date: January 15, 2022

Sold for: $300

Lot: 31

Embroidered in fine wool on fine linen. Strawberry vine border enclosing four alphabets, with four stitched bands, over the prayers: God Bless my Parens who for me Provide Hellelujeh/ Let Grace and Virtue Ever be my Guide Hellelujeh. This, over a band of birds, stars and moths, over mirrored image of birds on trees centering a brik house with bird over mirrored image of hinds and flowers in planters, surrounding the roundel: Mary / Stevensen Per / formd this in the/ Tenth year of / her age 1797.Under glass in faux painted rame.
Approximate dimensions: 9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches, sight 13 x 15 3/8 inches framed..
Overall condition is good. 1/4 inch hole, second line from top, to upper part of letter P two 1/8 and 1/4 inch holes near bird on house, at its base and near chimney, right side.Around the stag, lower left, a C shaped rip or hole. Bright colors.

Auction Date: January 15, 2022

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