January 16, 2020 The Susquehanna Collection
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The sampler has a central heart and crown motif with surrounding lettering "OEHBDDE" representing the major syllables in the epigram "O Edel Herz Bedenck Dein End", which translates as "O Noble Heart, Consider Your End". This motif with seven branches is known as early as 1791 and was particularly popular with Mennonites. The sampler also includes the alphabet, vases of flowers and animals and other cross-stitched borderless, random arrangements.

Item Dimensions: Frame: 18 - 1/4" x 18 - 3/4" x 1 - 1/2".
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LINEN AND SILK SAMPLER PENNSYLVANIA CIRCA 1790S MADE BY MARIA MEYER.
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $615.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Thursday, January 16, 2020.
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