Pictorial Needlework

Attributed to “Misses Martin’s School”, Portland, Maine, c. 1817

Embroidered silk and paint on silk

Sight 11 ½” x 14 ¾”; Framed 17” x 20”

Illustrated: For a closely related example from Misses Martin's School, see Betty Ring, Girl Hood Embroidery, American Samplers and Pictorial Needlework, 1650-1850, Volume 1, Fig. 292

The child on the left holds a book with “A B C” on the left page and the initials “S O P” on the right.

Dealer Olde Hope Antiques, Inc.
Date: c. 1817
Origin Portland, Maine
Measurements Site 11 ½” x 14 ¾”; Framed 17” x 20”
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.OldeHope.com
Price $8,500
Contact Edwin Hild/Patrick Bell, 215-297-0200 or  info@OldeHope.com

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