M. Finkel & Daughter

Established in 1947, we offer an outstanding selection of schoolgirl samplers and needlework from America and overseas, as well as a timeless variety of American painted furniture, iron work, glass and folk art from the 19th century through the turn of the 20th.
936 Pine Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
p: 215.627.7797
e: mailbox@finkelantiques.com
w: www.samplings.com
Amy Finkel, owner
Large number of individual schoolgirls, mainly American, working between 1780 and 1850.
Outstanding Burlington County, New Jersey sampler with original deep blue silk ribbon and in original frame, by Kiziah Sharp, dated 1825; published in Girlhood Embroidery, vol. II, by Betty Ring, as figure 532. Sight size: 23.25 by 23 inches.
Philadelphia sampler with highly developed scenes of houses, gentlefolk fishing and hunting and detailed depictions of people, birds and animals, by Jane Loxley, worked in the most significant year of Philadelphia's history: 1776. Sampler size: 18 x 14 inRichly colored Scandinavian folk art embroidery, featuring a couple in traditional clothes. Size of the embroidery: 21 x 20 in.