1823 Luxborough House Sampler by Sarah Edwards - For Sale

1823 Luxborough House Sampler by Sarah Edwards
Price: $1200.00
George IV, dated 1823 1823 Sampler by Sarah Edwards. Framed in an old ''molded composition over wood'' frame with rippled, old glass. Loose mounted over paper with wood and brown paper. The sampler is worked in silk on fine wool ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye. Simple embroidered border. Colours black, cream, pale blue, light brown, red, light green and olive green. Verses read ''Behold the day. Behold. it> is come the morning is> Gone forth the rod hath> Blossomed Pride hath> Budded. Ezehel 7 v 10''. ''The grass Withereth the> Flower fadeth but the> Word of our god shall> Stand for ever and ever> Isaiah LX verse 8''. Signed and dated ''Sarah Edwards her work Ano Domini 1823''. A good set of motifs, including a large house entitled ''Luxborough House in Essex'' (Essex is a county in the south east of England and home of Madelena), a dog, fir trees, a castle with guards, fruit basket, birds and potted flowering plants. Generally Good. A number of small holes and one small repair below the signature. No stains other than slight uniform age darkening of the ground. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Unevenly stretched. Frame showing wear and chips, but structurally sound and ready to hang. 12ins by 13ins wide

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