Offered by: Levy Galleries
227 West 17th Street New York City, NY 10011 , United States Call Seller 212.628.7088



Price Upon Request
  • Description
    Boston November 9, 1743
    17 ½ By 9 ½ Inches

    An early Boston Sampler dated 1743 and wrought by Sarah Thwing, the daughter of John and Joanna Davis Thwing. Decorated with the alphabet and numbers and the following rhyme – ” Sarah Thwing is/ my name and with / my needle wrought/ ht the same and if/ my skill it had been/better would/have mended every/ letter November/ the 9 1743?

    Item number 6292
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Period: 18th Century
    Creation Date: 1743
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Americana, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 6292
    Incollect Reference #: 630382
  • Dimensions
    W. 9.5 in; H. 17.5 in;
    W. 24.13 cm; H. 44.45 cm;
Message from Seller:

For over 100 years, and spanning four generations, the Levy family has been involved in the field of top quality Americana. We have been fortunate to work with many of the top private and public collections throughout the world. This is only an introduction to our varied collections of Americana and objects of American interest. We invite you to visit our New York City loft space in Chelsea filled with fine examples of American furniture, silver, ceramics, needlework and painting.

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