Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
15.25ins by 7.25ins wide
Period: George II, dated May 12 1742
Antique Sampler, 1742 Verse sampler by Mary Ellicott. Framed in an old wood frame with glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours red, cream, yellow, pink, greens and blues. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-11. Verse reads 'Remember Now Thy creator in T> he Days of Thy Youth Before The> Evil Days come in Which Thou Sh> all say I Have No pleasure in The> m I Love Them That Love Me And> Those That seek Me Early shall> find Me'. Signed and dated 'Mary Ellicott May 12 1742'. A scattering of motifs, including potted flowering plants, strawberries and diamonds.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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