Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
15.5ins high by 11.5ins wide
Period: George III, dated 1813
1813 Temple Sampler by Sarah Brunt. Framed in an old, burr maple frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. Meandering floral border. Colours copper, white, pink, green, pale grey and pale blue. Alphabets A-Z in upper case Verse reads 'In short the way to wealth if you desire it.>Is as plain as the way to market It depends>chiefly on two things industry and frugality>that is waste neither time nor money but>make the best use of both'. Signed and dated 'Sarah Brunt aged 10 years August 30' at the bottom and '1813' after the alphabets. A wonderful set of motifs, including a temple, potted flowering plants, crowns, hearts, fruit baskets and lion.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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