Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
17.25ins by 8.25ins wide
Period: Queen Anne, dated 21 July 1712
1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton. 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 fine wool on linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours red, cream, black, pink, blues and greens. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-5. Inscription reads 'RememBeR Thy Creator in the days> of Thy Youth Anne ComBeRBeaTch' and 'Love The LoRD and he will be a tenDer> fAther unto thee'. Signed and dated 'ELIZABETH ?XTOn RC IE. ThIs sempler WAS Finished The 21 of July 1712'. Consists of a variety of elaborately worked floral and foliate bands.
Generally good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss, when present, is not overly detracting.
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