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Needlework Picture

Needlework Picture

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A charming needlework depicting a tranquil scene with a woman standing next to a stone house and in the foreground a smaller figure feeding chickens with sheep grazing. Purchased years ago from a local collector, we rarely get the opportunity to purchase pieces with history to our local Bucks County area.

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: 12 1/2" x 13 3/4"
Date / Circa: Dated "1816"
Maker / Origin: Signed "Louisa Milnor's 1816"
Medium: Silk on a linen ground. Contemporary frame.
Miscellaneous: Louisa Milnor is reported to have been buried at a cemetery in Richboro, Pennsylvania

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