Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Antique Sampler, 1849, by Jane Joslin

Victorian, dated 1847. 16.5ins high, 12.4ins wide, 1ins deep. Victorian Sampler, 1849, by Jane Joslin.

The sampler is worked in silk on a linen ground, mainly in cross stitch.

Meandering strawberry border.

Colours gold, pale blue, light brown, copper, green and silver.

Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-8.

Verse reads, 'Come ye that love the Lord, And let our joys be Known, Join in a song with sweet accord, And thus surround the throne.'

Signed and dated, 'Jane Joslin Her Sampler Ended May 4 1849 aged 14 years.'.

A good set of motifs, including stags,

lions, dogs,

birds, trees, laden with fruit,

a crown,


and potted flowering plants.

Framed in an old, possibly original, mahogany frame with rippled, old glass.

Mounting: The sampler is tacked to a wood stretcher frame. Frame backed with chipboard and sealed with tape.

CONDITION: Very Good. No holes. No stains. No stitch losses. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound.

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