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OUTSTANDING AND IMPORTANT WATERCOLOR, INK, AND NEEDLEWORK DOUBLE MEMORIAL BY ALIDA DUNBAR. Needlework picture is framed behind a reverse painted black and gold edged piece of glass with name of maker at bottom. Gilt early frame. Picture shows large central three door building with two spires and blue roof. Urn topped memorial stones have writing as follows: “In memory of Mary Graverat died 6 February 1797 aged 55 years and 6 months”. Other has “In memory of Henry Graverat died 15th August 1802 aged 64 years 7 months and 3 days”. Girl is shown at each stone grieving. Large trees on sides, right one is large weeping willow. Flowers fence gate trees and hillside are included in picture. This sampler closely resembles a group that has been linked to Albany, New York. SIGHT SIZE: 23 1/4″ x 29 1/2″, 19 3/4″ x 25 3/4″ needlework image. CONDITION: Some loss and splits in silk backing, stains, most needlework intact, some flaking to reverse painted areas. 9-92331 (20,000-25,000)

Auction: Fine Art, Antiques & Asian - Samoset 2002
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