Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
16ins by 15.75ins wide
Period: Victorian, circa 1840
Antique Country House Sampler, by Jean Key. Framed in an old maple frame with glass. Loose mounted over card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Floral border. Colours blues, cream, yellow, pale green, gold, pink, brown and black. Family initials. Inscription reads, 'Redeem the mispent time thats paft> Live each Day aS it were thy laft> And of thY Talents take great car> For the laft Day thYself prepare> Live mindful of Death'. Signed 'JeAN KeY MARCH'. A good set of motifs, including a large country house, two smaller houses, dogs, birds, potted flowering plants, stags, fruit baskets, crowns, a peacock and horse or donkey.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
Item dispatched to the USA, from Essex, UK, via Fedex. ETA 1-3 working days. Import taxes/duties: There will be no additional charges to pay.
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