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Nov 18, 2023
possibly Southern, signed and dated "Fanny Cooks Sampler marked 1830", alphabet and verse above fruiting trees, floral and foliate borders, 15-1/2 x 13-1/4 in.; probably original wood frame, 18-3/4 x 16-3/4 in.
Provenance: Private New England Collection
Note: Records for a Fanny Cook born in 1816 in Lincoln, North Carolina align with the date marked on the sampler, suggesting a Southern origin.
nailed in at edges on board, some light staining and fading throughout, several areas of shattering and losses at edges, a few picked threads; frame with light wear, abrasions, and surface dirt
Private New England Collection
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