Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Antique Miniature Sampler, 1795, By Mary Milligain

George III, dated 1795. 8.25ins by 5.5ins wide. Antique Sampler, 1795, By Mary Milligain. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass.

Tacked to board. Brown paper covering back.

The sampler is finely worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye.

Meandering strawberry border.

Colours green, blue, red, yellow, white, brown and cream.

Signed and dated,

'Mary Milligain Aged 11 June 1795'.

A few motifs including potted flowering plants,

diamonds,

fruit baskets,

crowns,

 

lions

and birds.

CONDITION: Good.

One small hole, bottom left corner.

No stains other than slight uniform age darkening of the ground.

No stitch losses.

Colours are strong and bright.

No colour run.

Frame showing wear and chips, but structurally sound.


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