1791 Sampler by Nancy Ritchie Greenock

Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):

16ins high by 12ins wide




USD$ 1985

GBP£ 1560

Sorted: PRICE


Period: George III, dated 1791


1791 Sampler by Nancy Ritchie Greenock. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass. Stitched over a wood stretcher frame with canvas backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering strawberry border. Colours greens, pale blue, light brown, white, black, gold and yellow. Family initials. Verse reads 'Thus flide away the days of youth>in joys too pure to laft>Ah days of tranfport love and truth>neer valued till your paft'. Signed and dated 'Nancy Ritchie Greenock 1791'. A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a walled garden scene, angels, fruit baskets, fir trees, crowns, urns, butterflies and rabbits.

Condition Summary:

Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.

Shipping notes:

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