Young Girl's Embroidery Sampler Sells for $1.07 Million

To earlier generations of Americans, embroidery samplers were demonstrations of unmarried women's sewing skills to prospective suitors. This one, created in 1807 by a young girl in New Jersey named Mary Antrim, recently sold at auction for a whopping $1.07 million.

News Story and Auction House Listing -via The Mary Sue | Photo: Sotheby's

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