ADAM AND EVE SCHOOLGIRL SAMPLER WORKED BY MARY ANN CHAMBERLIN, IN THE 10TH YEAR OF HER AGE IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1775.Est. $1,400-$1,800
Sold: $4,080 ($3,400)
The upper section stitched with an alphabet and number series and the Lord’s Prayer flanked by flowering plants, birds and animals; the lower section centering the figures of Adam and Eve beneath the Tree of Life entwined with the Serpent, flanked by a pious verse, trees, flowering shrubs and animals on grass, the whole within a meander floral border. Worked with multicolor silk threads in cross, satin and bargello stitches on linen, 12 ½ x 17 inches, sight. Frame 19 ½ x 24 inches.