1790 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Copley - For Sale

1790 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Copley
Price: $1050.00
George III, dated 1790 1790 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Copley. 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 fine silk on silk ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. Meandering strawberry border. Colours copper, gold, orange, green and pale green. Verse reads ''IF ye then be risen With christ seek> those things which are above Where> christ sitteth on the right hand of God> 2 set your affections on things above> and not on things on the earth> For ye are dead and your life is hid> With christ in God> 4 when christ who is our life shall> appear then shall ye also appear With> him in glory Praise ye the Lord''. Signed and dated ''Mary Copley hr sampler ae 15 1790''. A good set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including fruit trees, fruit baskets, fir trees, a diamond, crowns, flowers and birds. Generally Good. A number of holes. 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. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 16ins by 9.75ins wide

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