Lot 532
Sara Ralston Jones' Framed Antique Needlework, 1822
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Worked in multi-color silk and chenille on loose linen ground centering on a large floral filled basket, field with floral sprays and fruit, with alphabet to top register surmounting maker's name and date, "Sarah Ralston Jones / ag'd 8 years April / 1822," bottom register with verse and alphabet to corners, presented under museum glass in a mahogany veneer frame with gild molding.

Sight size 18.5 x 21 .5 in.; Frame size 22.5 x 25.5 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Good estate condition; minor stitch loss; a few areas with looseness in ground weave. Not examined out-of-frame.