Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
20.25ins by 17.5ins wide
Period: Victorian, dated 1843
1843 Arnold Sampler by Elizabeth Mattock. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass. Fixed to card with wood backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours green, blue, red, black, pink, purple, white and brown. Verse reads 'Jesus. Permit thy graciuos name to stand...> As the first effort of an infant,s hand ...> And while her fingers o,er this canvas move> Engage her tender heart to seek thy love> With thy dear children let her share a part> And write thy name thyself upon her heart'. Signed and dated 'Elizabeth Mattock Aged 9 Years 1843'. Placename Arnold is a town in Nottinghamshire, England. A good set of motifs, including a lady and a gentleman, a building, dogs, birds, flowers, fruit baskets, peacocks, owls and a dovecote.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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