Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Lot 211 was a sampler by Martha Bradley who tells us she was born January 31 1774 and worked this sampler age 12. Martha Bradley was the daughter of Amos and Elesebeth Bradley of Dracut, Massachusetts. Martha worked it in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over signature lines, surrounded by solid-stitched floral borders on three sides and lower geometric border, (background linen toned), 13 x 10 1/2 in., unframed.
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Posted by N E E D L E P R I N T at 23:09