19th Century Schoolgirl's Embroidery Sells for Over $1 Million

In 1807, New Jersey schoolgirl Mary Antrim embroidered a simple pastoral scene onto linen using silk thread. Do you think it ever crossed her mind that her pastime could one day lead to a $1.07 million bid at an auction? Well, that's exactly what it did, setting the auction record for needle work, this past Sunday at… » 1/24/12 11:55am 1/24/12 11:55am