WOMAN Holding HATBOX & CARPET BAG
Made By SARAH SYMONDS

HEIGHT = 12 inches
WIDTH = 6 3/8 inches
VALUE = $1,000-$1,200


MARKING:
Sarah W Symonds
(signed on back in script)


This was made by Sarah W. Symonds (1870-1965),
The daughter of Lydia F. DaCosta and Lemuel W. Symonds, Sarah graduated from Emerson College in Boston
It was a time when only a few courageous women in America were launching careers on their own
This is in accordiance with a 1976 Antiques Journal article written during America's Bicentennial.
She was widely known for her figurines and brass relief plaques of historic sites throughout New England.