1811 Verse Sampler by Mary Jackson
George III, dated 1811. 11.75ins by 9.5ins wide. 1811 Sampler by Mary Jackson. Unframed.
The sampler is worked in a silk-like thread on linen ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye.
Simple line border.
Divider lines in various patterns.
Colours brown, green, gold, pink, navy blue and lilac. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-19
'She from herself, if so compelled by
need. Of thin content can draw the subtle
skill, if she can work in gold tis better
still, think nought atrifle tho, it small
appear, small sands the mountain moments
make the year, and trifles life her care
to trifles give, or she may die before
she truly live'.
Signed and dated
'1811>Mary Jackson Aged 16 Daughter of T & M J'.
A scattering of motifs, including crowns, a fir tree and diamonds.
CONDITION: Generally Good. Four holes and some loss of ground to the top left corner.
A couple of pale patchy stains and two small satin specks.
Some stitch losses to the border,
motifs and letters/numbers.
Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run.
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