Mid 17thC. 9ins high by 6.5ins wide. 17th Century Boxers Sampler. Framed in an old wood frame with glass.
Loose mounted onto card.
The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches.
No border. Colours green, blue and pink. Alphabets A-Z in upper case. No signature or date.
Wonderful examples of a boxer and floral band motif.
This Sampler is unusual in it's small size. Usually samplers of this period are long, narrow, band samplers.
CONDITION: Very Good. No holes. No staining. No stitch losses, just a couple of loose threads.
Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven.
Frame in good condition, ready to hang.