January 16, 2020 The Susquehanna Collection
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The needlework depicts two women in mourning under a willow tree flanking an urn top monument with a child dancing, a pond and two cedar trees with sprigs of grass in the foreground. The entire scene executed in fine needlework with the faces, arms and sky in painted silk. The monument "Sacred to the Memory or the Illustrious Washington". The needlework framed in a black eglomise oval glass and typical gilt frame. An identical example is illustrated in "American Folk Art" in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution, color plate 9. PROVENANCE: Joe Kindig Antiques.

Item Dimensions: Frame: 21 - 1/2" x 24".
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VERY FINE NEEDLEWORK AND PAINTED SILK MEMORIAL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. CIRCA 1800.
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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,432.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $4,500
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Thursday, January 16, 2020.
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