Needlework Sampler Postage Stamp Holder

Dimensions (excluding frame and slip):

1.75ins by 3.1ins wide


ID:

21398

Price:

USD$ 530

GBP£ 420

Sorted: FRESH

 

Period: Victorian, circa 1880

Description:

Needlework 'Sampler' Postage stamp holder. The holder has an outer case with verses and an inner case with initials. The outer holder is worked in purple silk on perforated paper. Verse reads, 'To guard her head> From dust and damps> This case is made> For postage stamps> England's letters> Find no grace> Unless they bear> Victoria's face'. The inner case is signed 'F.B' (presumably the stitcher) and, 'V R', for Victoria Regina.

Condition Summary:

Very Good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss, if present, is very minor and in no way detracting.

Shipping notes:

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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