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SOLD - Antique needlework sampler by Ruth Carver in 1802 aged 9

SOLD - Antique needlework sampler by Ruth Carver in 1802 aged 9 SOLD - Antique needlework sampler by Ruth Carver in 1802 aged 9

SOLD

Antique needlework sampler, framed, by Ruth Carver, 1802 at 9 years old; the back says it was purchased from M. Finkel & Daughter in Philadelphia PA and framed by Penland Custom Frames, Greensboro, NC; frame measures about 17-5/8"h, just shy of 13.5"w, about 5/8" thick (dollar bill shown in image for size comparison only).  Imperfect, antique, pre-owned, used condition - a stain near the center - discoloration throughout - no holes are visible but we have not removed it from the frame (please see photos).  A little surface wear to the frame and glass.

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