Large 1827 Silkwork Sampler by Crissy Longden - For Sale

Large 1827 Silkwork Sampler by Crissy Longden
Price: $1750.00
George IV, dated February 27 1827 Large 1827 Silkwork Sampler by Crissy Longden. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering strawberry border. Colours copper, cream, blue, green, pale blue, black, dark green and gold. Alphabets A-Z in lower case and numbers 1-7. Verse reads ''The year rolls round and steals> away The breath that first it gave> Whateever we do where er we be> Were travelling to the grave!''. Signed and dated ''crissy longden worked This sampler february 27 in The year 1827 Warmsworth clif aged 13 years''. Warmsworth is a place in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. A wonderful set of motifs, including potted flowering plants, dogs, rabbits, a fox, flowers, birds, owls, squirrels, hearts, fir trees, butterflies, lady and gentleman figures and two houses. Generally Good. A few small holes along the bottom. A few small stains, uniform age darkening and some old glue stains around the edge. Very minor stitch loss to the border and one divider line. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 21ins by 16.25ins wide

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