Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
16ins high by 12ins wide
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.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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