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British silk on wool canvas sampler, dated 1790, signed Ann Mansell, a floral border frames the text panel reading "The twining Jasmine and the blushing rose/with lavish grace their morning scents discose/the smelling tubrose and jonquil declare/the stronger impulse od an evening air", above a scenic illustration of a house, man harvesting fruit from a tree and a woman with sheep and a dog, 17"h x 13"w. Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund.

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British silk on wool canvas sampler, dated 1790, signed

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 19, 2017