Auction 20

Lot 75 – Needlework by Sarah Toppan, 1756.:

Needlework by Sarah Toppan, 1756.

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Start price: $1,200

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

Auction house commission: 20%

Inscribed "Sarah Toppan Born May 16 1748 / This sampler I did / The Year 1756 Trust in God at All Times." Silk on linen, 20.5 x 15 inches.

Provenance: Collection of Dolf Fuchs; Stephen & Carol Huber Inc.

Literature: Illustrated in Antiques Magazine, September 1978; Exhibition Catalog, Museum of American Folk Art, November 1978.