1837 Silkwork House Sampler by Helen Jameson - For Sale

1837 Silkwork House Sampler by Helen Jameson
Price: $1650.00
Victorian, dated 1837 1837 Silkwork House Sampler by Helen Jameson. 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 canvas ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. Scrolling border. Colours greens, cream, black, browns and gold. Alphabets A-Z and A-U in upper case. Signed and dated ''Helen Jameson Augt 1837''. Unusual motif of a large house flanked by trees. Lady and gentleman figure outside a small house below, with fruit trees and flowers either side. Good. Several holes. No stains other than slight uniform age darkening of the ground. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven and the sampler is slightly over framed along the bottom. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 12.5ins by 16ins wide

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