Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
14.75ins high by 14.75ins wide
Period: Victorian, dated 1838
1838 Multiplication Table Sampler by Mary Taylor. Framed in a modern, gilt over wood, frame with non-reflective glass. Mounted onto card with a brown paper backing. The sampler is worked in wool on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering strawberry border. Colours red, cream, blue, green and copper. Verse reads, 'I sigh not for beauty. Nor languish for wealth>But grant me. Kind provide. Ce. Virtue and health>Then. Richer than kings. And more happy than they>My days shall pass sweetly and swiftly away>for genuine happiness we need not roam>Tis doubtless found with little and at home'. Signed and dated, 'Mary Taylors Work the 9th Year of her age Houghton le Spring 1838'. Features a mulitplication table to the top section, with title, 'Multiplication Table'.
Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss that may be present, is minor and not detracting.
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