Small 1780 Silkwork Sampler by Elley Chantler - For Sale

Small 1780 Silkwork Sampler by Elley Chantler
Price: $495.00
George III, dated September 21 1780 Small 1780 Silkwork Sampler by Elley Chantler. Framed in an old wood frame with glass. Glued, around the extreme edges only, to board with card backing. The sampler is worked in silk on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours light brown, cream, navy blue, pale blue, dark brown and green. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-9. Signed and dated ''Elley Chantler Finished this sampler September 21 1780''. A few motifs, including a heart, diamond and a crown. Good. No holes. A couple of patchy stains, a dark stain line down the left-hand edge, and uniform age darkening of the ground. Very minor stitch loss to one divider line and the letter ''T'' of the alphabet. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading, however the paler colours are hard to see against the ground. No colour run. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 10.5ins by 7.75ins wide

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