Auction 20

Lot 69 – Betsy Mansfield Needlework, 1773.:

Betsy Mansfield Needlework, 1773.

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Start price: $1,200

Estimated price: $2,500 - $3,500

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Sarah Stivers School, Salem, Massachusetts. 22.5 x 18 inches. Inscribed "This Needle Work of Mine Can Tell / When a Child is Learned Well By My / Parents I Was Taught For To Spend / My Time For Naught."

Provenance: Christie’s, January 25, 2013, lot 92.