Leslie Antiques: English Georgian Glass, Porcelain, Miniature Painting Leslie Antiques Ltd.
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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #689230 (stock #t387)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,750.00
A beautifully done Pennsylvania Quaker sampler, featuring three sets of the alphabet, two bushes, an urn of flowers, birds and dogs, and the verse:

Let the most blessed be my guide
If it be his blessed will
Unto his vale into his fold
Up to his holy hill.

The sampler is signed Martha Graham Work Done in her 11th Year 182X. The last digit of the year was removed, as was often the case to hide the exact age of the maker.

Martha Graham was born in 1815, the daughter of Reverend Rober...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1837 VR item #398489 (stock #t445)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$895.00
An elaborate and beautifully wrought sampler of the "Tree of Life" or "Adam and Eve" type, showing the couple by the apple tree; verse, various symbols and depictions including deer, peacocks, trees, flowers; floral bush border; signed M. Baynes, Aged 11, 1811; new frame and acid free matting; sight size 12" by 12 1/4"; framed size 17 1/2" by 18 1/2"

Overall excellent condition with a few minor and tiny holes

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #391455 (stock #t435)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
SOLD
A striking quilt in a deep red and black. Most importantly the quilt has, stitched on its reverse, "Sarah amd Anne Hoit, Burlington, VT 1838". It also has, stitched at a later time, "A Present to O. Sherman 1881". It is very uncommon to find a quilt, especially such an early one, with such complete information as to the maker, place and date. The piece is approximately 82" square, with the cutouts being 16" square.

Overall condition is not bad, but there is some surface wear, and some scatte...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #388815 (stock #t454)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,850.00
A beautifully worked quilt with the "Star of Bethlehem" design, surrounded by stuffed-work flowers and vines; 87" by 81". Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #388793 (stock #a515)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$675.00
A charming rural scene, embroidered and painted on silk. Excellent condition with period frame. 15" by 12 1/2"