Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):
12ins by 13ins wide
Period: George III, dated 1814
1814 House Sampler by Mary Frost. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Fixed to card brown paper backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours greens, cream, pale blue, gold, black, light brown and pink. Verse reads, 'Fear god and keep his>commandments>For this is the whole>Duty of man'. Signed and dated 'Mary Froft Waf Born In The year October 10 1802 Finished may 11. 1814'. A good set of motifs, including a house, birds, flowers, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets and butterflies.
Generally Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss, when present, is not overly detracting.
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