Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
13ins by 13ins wide
Period: George III, dated 1813
1813 'Royal Exchange' Sampler by Lydia Hersee. 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 silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Simple embroidered border. Colours pink, cream, dark brown, gold, blue and greens. Signed and dated, 'LYDIA HERSEE JULY 19 1813'. A good set of motifs, including a house with a garden, birds, flowers, fir trees, a coat of arms and the title 'The Royal Exchange' and dogs.
Generally Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss, when present, is not overly detracting.
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