1791 Scottish Sampler by M W - For Sale

1791 Scottish Sampler by M W
Price: $575.00
George III, dated 1791 1791 Unframed Scottish Sampler by M W. Stitched to paper backing. The sampler is worked in cotton and fine wool on canvas ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye. Meandering strawberry border. Colours red, light brown, gold, olive green, purple, light green, light pink, turquoise and lilac. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case, numbers 1-9, and family initials. Signed and dated ''MW Anno Domini 1791''. A few motifs including hearts, thistles, a fruit tree, crowns with initials and birds. Good. No holes. One pale stain and age darkening of the ground. Some stitch losses to the border, divider lines, motifs and letters/numbers. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. The paper backing is torn in places and very wrinkled. 21.5ins by 12ins wide

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