ELABORATE DUTCH OR GERMAN “ADAM AND EVE” NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER DATED 1752.Est. $1,000-$1,500
Sold: $1,440 ($1,200)
Consisting of four distinct panels displaying stitched borders; alphabets; Biblical and religious scenes; and bird, flower and tree motifs, with a band depicting hunters and prey and a cartouche held by crowned angels enclosing the initials “IEZ,” “IMG” and date of 1752. Silk thread on linen, 13 ¾ x 43 ¾ inches.