1830 Silkwork Sampler by Sarah Elizabeth Mills - For Sale

1830 Silkwork Sampler by Sarah Elizabeth Mills
Price: $595.00
George IV, dated March 15th 1830 1830 Silkwork Sampler by Sarah Elizabeth Mills. 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 linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering strawberry border. Colours dark green, blue, pale blue, light brown, dark brown, gold, black, light green and cream. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-14. Verse reads ''The Seas shall waste the skies in smoke decay> Rocks fall to dust and mountains melt away> But fix'' his word his saving power remains> Thy realm for ever lasts thy own Messiah> reigns''. Signed and dated ''Sarah Elizabeth Mills finished this Sampler March the 15th 1830''. A few motifs including flowers, birds, potted flowering plants, fruit trees, fruit baskets, crowns, dogs and squirrels. Generally Good. A number of holes. A few stains, and uniform age darkening of the ground. Some stitch losses to the border. Some colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 20ins by 12.25ins wide

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