Lot 508
Margaret Patterson's Needlework Sampler Dated 1810
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Worked in multi-color silk threads on linen ground, top register with flower and leaf motifs above five alphanumeric rows above a row various crowns and initials of family members, facing birds and trees above maker's name and date, "Margaret Patterson / Aged 8 1810," bottom register with trees and birds and initials ML and HL, all within a Greek key border, presented under glass in a birdseye maple frame.

17.25 x 12 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Some scattered holes; some staining; not examined out-of-frame.