Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
16.75ins by 8.75ins wide
Period: George II, dated 1721
1721 Sampler by Judeth Skinner. Framed in a modern, gilt over wood, frame with glass. Fixed to card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours greens, cream, yellow, light brown, blues and red. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-9. Family intials. Verse reads 'Mans lives is nothing but a winters day some only>??er there past and so away others stay. dimmer>and depart evil fend the deepeast age but sups?>and goes to bed hes most in det that lingers out te?>the day who dies be times as lest & best to pay'. Dated '1721' and '1702' and signed '?udeth Skinner Her First Samplar in The 8 Year ?'. A scattering of crown motifs.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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