1850 Silkwork Sampler by Margaret Monnington - For Sale

1850 Silkwork Sampler by Margaret Monnington
Price: $495.00
Victorian, dated 1850 1850 Silkwork Sampler by Margaret Monnington. Framed in a modern 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 a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours green, navy blue, light brown, black, gold and cream. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-10. Verse reads ''Jesus Lover of my soul> Let me to thy bosom fly> While the billows near me roll> While the tempest still is high> Hide me O my Saviour hide> Till the storm of life is past> Safe into the haven guide> O receive my sould at last''. Signed and dated ''Margaret Monningtons Work 1850''. A good set of motifs, including a fir tree, stars, a dog, birds, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, blossoming trees, hearts, a squirrel eating a nut and butterflies. Generally Good. A number of holes. A few patchy stains. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 12.25ins by 10ins wide

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