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Sampler by Martha Avery (1773-1800), Norwich, Connecticut, Dated 1786

Worked in silk threads on linen


She maketh her covering of tapestry her
clothing is silk and
purple ProvXXXI 22 Martha Avery her
Sampler wrought at
the age of 13 Norwich September 1786

Sold by the Philadelphia Museum of Art at Sotheby's New York , 25 - 26 January 2013

Date: 1786

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