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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework

Philadelphia, PA sampler from Huber

Barbara Gerz
Pictorial Needlework Sampler
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1810

Barbara Gerz worked this stunning graphic large sampler in 1810. The central house is flanked with fencing , arbor, large trees, and a standing couple. The grass covered foreground is populated with several fat grazing sheep, a girl working the hand crank well and another girl watering a large bush. The finely stitched highly detailed pleasing scene is surrounded with a flowering vine border.

The sampler is conservation mounted in a mahogany and figured maple frame and is in good condition with a few small areas of loss or weakness to the linen; the needlework itself is in excellent condition
Silk on linen; 23 ¼" x 29 ½" framed.


(860) 388-6809


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