July 14, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


1819 Seaside Needlework

British, circa 1819, fine embroidery depicting a seaside farm and church with animals in the pasture, British sailing vessel in background, 10 line religious verse and "Mary Whittaker's Work 1819" within floral cartouche top register, floral vine border, silk on linen, 19-1/2 x 18-1/2 in., (sight); later gilt frame

Provenance:Melrose Plantation, Thomasville, Georgia


fading, browning of linen, possible water stains to lower border

Estimate: $400 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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