Lot 2085
Antique American Needlework with Eagle and Verse, Isabella Clark
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Worked in multi-color silk on linen, top register centered with an eagle between floral -filled urns, with pious verse above cartouche with maker's name and date, "Isabella Clark / Aged 10 Years / 1836" (possibly 1834) flanked on each side with a dog and urns, all within an undulating strawberry border, presented under glass in a contemporary grain painted frame. With attached string tag reading "Isabelle Clark, Age 10 / Colrain, Franklin, Mass." Verse is from hymn "The Lord My Pasture Shall Prepare" from a poem written by Joseph Addison (British 1672-1719).

Frame Dimensions 20.25 x 19.5 in., H 20.25 in. x W 19.5 in. x D 1 in.

Private Southern Collection

Good estate condition; some discoloration; not examined out of frame.