1834 Sampler by Ann Wright - For Sale

1834 Sampler by Ann Wright
Price: $1950.00
William IV, dated 1834 1834 Sampler by Ann Wright. Framed in an old maple frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in wool and silk on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours greens, blues, yellow, gold, browns and cream. Verse entitled ''Love to God and Man'' reads ''Let gratitude in acts of goodness flow; Our love to God; in love to man below.> Be this our joy - to calm the troubled breast,> Support the weak, and succour the distrest;> Direct the wand''rer, dry the widow''s tear;> The orphan guard; the sinking spirits cheer.> Tho'' small our pow''r to act, tho'' mean our skill,> God sees the heart, he judges by the will.''. Signed and dated ''Ann Wright. Aged 13 July 15 1834''. Single farmyard motif with a house, windmill, trees and a couple fishing in a pond. Good. A few holes. No stains other than uniform age darkening of the ground. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Sampler is overframed to one side. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 15ins by 12ins wide

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Madelena Antiques
PO Box 2185
England-SS11 9AB
United Kingdom
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Phone : 01245 425045 / +44 1245 425045

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