c.1800 Silkwork Sampler by Elizabeth Hodge - For Sale

c.1800 Silkwork Sampler by Elizabeth Hodge
Price: $600.00
George III, circa 1800 Circa 1800 Silkwork Sampler by Elizabeth Hodge. Framed in an old 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 cross stitch throughout. Meandering strawberry borders. Colours green, gold, pink, brown and cream. Verse reads ''The Voice that speaks Jehovah near. The still small voice I long to hear O might> it now my Lord proclaim. And fill my soul with holy shame Ashamed I must> for ever be. Ashamd the God of love to see If saints and prophets hide their face> And angels tremble while they gaze Jesus is A quiet mind Jesus is a gentle mind> Jesus is A patient mind In> Jesus is A noble mind In> Jesus is A spotless mind Jesus is> A loving mind Jesus is A thankful mind> Plant and root and fix> In me All the mind> That was in thee> Settled peace I then> Shall find Jesu is A> Perfect mind Jesus>''. Signed ''Elizabeth Hodge Was Born In 1794''. A few motifs including fruit baskets, potted flowering plants and a bird. Generally Good. A number of holes. A few pale, patchy stains. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven and the sampler is slightly overframed on three sides. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 12.25ins by 16ins wide

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Madelena Antiques
PO Box 2185
England-SS11 9AB
United Kingdom
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