of the Week on 16 April 2013
1799 Mini Sampler Pin Cushion by AB
1799 Mini Sampler Pin Cushion by AB. The sampler is worked in a silk-like thread on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout, with a brown silk ribbon around the middle. No border. Colours pink, green, purple, pale blue and browns. Signed with initials 'AB' on one side and dated '1799' on the other.. CONDITION: Good. No holes, other than old pin holes to the silk ribbon. No stains other than slight uniform age darkening of the ground. No stitch losses. A couple of loose and broken threads to the decoration on the ribbon. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run.
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