Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
17.75ins by 13ins wide
Period: Victorian, dated 1856
1856 Sampler by Sarah Soul. Framed in an old, possibly original maple frame, with gilt slip and glass. Fixed to linen with wood backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral strawberry border. Colours brown, cream, blue, green, copper, gold, black. Verse reads, 'REMEMBER now thy CREATOR in the days of thy>youth. I love them that love me, and those that seek me> early shall find me And I will be a Father unto your, and> ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the LORD GOD> ALMIGHTLY' and 'Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art> the guide of my youth. Jeremiah III Chapter verse'. Signed and dated, 'Sarah Soul Aged 12 1856'. A great set of motifs, some finely detailed, including a house with a garden and sheep, potted flowering plants, butterflies, bees and insects and birds.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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