Lot #: 216
Price Realized: $230.00
($200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).
Elaborate Needlepoint Sampler, English, 19th century, with profuse decorative motifs, including a shepherdess with dog, a bird in tree, a deer, a dog, a rabbit, fruit baskets, a butterfly, English crowns, and a large fruit-bearing tree with birds. Upper half of sampler features a Christian poem and the signature "MARY MATILDA CARTER / AGED 10 YEARS HER WORK". Very nice condition with strong color remaining to most of designs. Framed Dimensions: 12" x 9 1/2".