Miniature 1782 Silkwork Sampler by Sarah Pickard - For Sale

Miniature 1782 Silkwork Sampler by Sarah Pickard
Price: $850.00
George III, dated 1782 Miniature 1782 Silkwork Sampler by Sarah Pickard. Unframed. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Simple line border, cross stitched in places along the right side, with meandering strawberries top and bottom. Colours cream, greens, dark red, yellow, copper, brown and black. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-9. Verse reads ''The LORD my Sheperd is> I shall be well supply''d since he is> mine and I am his what can I want besid''. Signed and dated ''Sarah Pickard 1782''. A few motifs including crowns, hearts and green plants. Very Good. No holes. A number of pale patchy stains, and uniform age darkening of the ground. Very minor stitch loss to the border. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Remnants of paper to the reverse, where the sampler was previously glued. This can be removed. 7.75ins by 4.75ins wide

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