Large 1844 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Ann Greatorex - For Sale

Large 1844 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Ann Greatorex
Price: $1000.00
Victorian, dated 1844 Large 1844 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Ann Greatorex. Framed in an old, burr maple frame with glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours gold, cream, blue, dark brown, copper, black and dark green. Verse reads ''May the grace of Christ my Saviour> And the Father boundless love> With the Holy Spirits favour> Rest upon me from above> Thus may I abide in union> With my friends and the Lord> And possess in sweet communion> Joys which earth cannot afford''. Signed and dated ''Mary Ann Greatorex + Aged 12 Years Parwich 1844 Derbyshire''. A good set of motifs, including a house, birds, diamonds, flowers, suns, fruit trees, fir trees, potted flowering plant and fruit baskets. Generally Good. One small hole. Some patchy staining along the bottom, and a few smaller stains to the top half. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 24ins by 17.25ins wide

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