A fine silk embroidery sampler by Mary Ann Thomas. Circa 1797, New England. Wrought with a central flowering shrub in an urn amongst flying butterflies and two feeding birds, all within a delicate scrolling border of flowering vinery on a beige ground. Embroidered beneath the urn is "Mary.Ann.Thomas" over the date "1797". Mounted beneath a black and gold eglomise glass panel, housed in a gold gilt frame. SIZE: Sight: 16" x 14". Overall: 25-1/2" x 22-1/2". Provenance is from a Corea, ME collection. CONDITION: The silkwork with overall toning of a light tea color. Embroidery generally good, retaining true colors. Slightly faded. 18th century textiles are increasingly difficult to locate in fine condition. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will help arrange shipping for you; my experience with large or small has been excellent. I do offer an easy layaway program. Usually just 20% down with the remaining term somewhat negotiable---I try to be very flexible on this. Just email to discuss layaway terms. I guarantee everything I sell to be authentic - no exceptions. I have been in business over 30 years and my reputation is without flaw. Contact me for further information about our online catalog which has photos of all of our current inventory. We normally have additional photos in our catalog. Thanks for looking!
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