Madelena Antiques & Collectables

1756 Lords Prayer Sampler by Mary Gregory

George II, dated 1759. 16.5ins high by 8.25ins wide. 1756 'Our Father' Sampler by Mary Gregory.

Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, old glass.

Stitched to linen with chipboard backing.

The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches.

Rolling waves border.

Colours blues, copper, gold, greens and cream.

Alphabets A-Z in lower case and numbers 1-10.

Verse reads

'OUR FATHER WHICH ART IN

HEAVEN HALLOWED BE

THY NAME THY KINGDOM COME

THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS

IT IS IN HEAVEN GIVE US THIS DAY O

UR DAILY BREAD AND FORGIVE US OUR

TRESPASSES AS WE FORGIVE THEM THAT

TRESPASS AGAINST US LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION BUT DELIVER US FRO

M EVIL FOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM AND

THE POWER AND THE GLORY FOREVER>AND EVER AMEN'.

Signed and dated

'MARY GREGORY 1756'.

A good set of motifs, including a temple,

flowers,

crowns,

hearts,

 

fir trees,

diamonds

birds,

and insects.

CONDITION: Good.

A few small holes and losses

to the bottom left corner.

A few patchy stains.

Minor stitch losses to the verse,

signature

and one of the holed areas.

Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined.

No colour run.

Stretching is slightly uneven.

Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound.


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