1818 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Ann Vyse - For Sale

1818 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Ann Vyse
Price: $750.00
George III, dated 1818 1818 Silkwork Sampler by Mary Ann Vyse. Framed in an old, burr maple frame with gilt slip and glass. Stitched to paper and loose mounted with wooden backing. The sampler is worked in silk on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours black, cream, blue, green, dark brown, gold, copper and olive green. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-6. Verse reads ''Sweet bud of Mary''s bosom go> And live beneath her eye> There in the sun of beauty blow> Or taste of heaven and die''. Signed and dated ''Mary Ann Vyse Aged 10 1818''. A good set of motifs, including fir trees, potted flowering plants and fruit baskets. Generally Good. No holes. A number of stains and specks. Some stitch losses to the alphabets, number 1, verse and signature. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Unevenly stretched. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound and ready to hang. 10.5ins by 11.5ins wide

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Madelena Antiques
PO Box 2185
England-SS11 9AB
United Kingdom
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Email : sales@madelena.com
Phone : 01245 425045 / +44 1245 425045

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