1844 Silkwork Sampler by Eliza Caroline Pardoe - For Sale

1844 Silkwork Sampler by Eliza Caroline Pardoe
Price: $1000.00
Victorian, dated 1844 1844 Silkwork Sampler by Eliza Caroline Pardoe. Framed in a modern maple frame with cream mount card and glass. Fixed to linen with chipboard backing. The sampler is very finely worked in silk on silk ground, in a variety of stitches. No border. Colours red, gold, pale green and copper. Verse entitled ''On the Sacrament'' reads ''The doleful might before his death> The lamb for sinners slain> Did almost with his latest breath> The solom feast ordain> To keep thy feast Lord are we met> And so remember thee> Help each poor sinner to repeat> For me he died for me> Thy sufferings Lord each sacred sign> To our remembrance brings> We eat the bread and drink the wine But think on nobbler things> Oh tune our voices and inflame> Our hearts with love to thee> That each may gratefully proclaim> My saviour died for me''. Signed and dated ''Eliza Caroline Pardoe 18 Her work 44''. A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including potted flowering plants, roses, birds and fruit trees. Good. A few small holes and pulling along the right edge. A few pale stains. Minor stitch losses to the word repeat. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 10ins high by 7.5ins wide

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