Sat, Oct 6, 2018 10:00AM EDT
American, 19th century. A sampler in the early Boston style, on a black ground, with a flowering vine border and various figures, with alphabet lines and text reading What conscience dictates to be done / Or warns me not to do / That teach me more than Hell to shun / That more than Heav'n pursue. In an early figured frame; 19 x 15.5 in. (sight), 24 x 20.5 in. (frame).
Provenance: Property from the Americana Collection of Dr. Dale and Ann Knight Gutman, Cincinnati, Ohio Purchased Judith and James Milne, Inc., New York, New York