George II, dated 1732. 12ins by 7.75ins wide.
1732 Sampler by Mary loder. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass.
Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing.
The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye.
No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours cream, green, pink and blue. Alphabets A-Z in lower case.
'TheRe IS BeYOnD The SKY A HeAVen OF
JOY AnD LOVe AnD HOLY ChILDRen When
They DIE GO TO THAT WORLD ABOVe'
'TheRe IS A DREADFVL heLL OF EVERLASTI
NG PAIN WHeRe sinners MVST FOR EVeR
dwEll In DARKness FIRe AnD cHaiNS'
'Naked came I into the World and Nothing with me brou
ght and Nothing have I here defervd yet have I lacked
Naught as Thou Lord an Immoral soul Haft Breathed
into me so let my soul be Breathing faith Immortal'
'HeALTH IS A JEWel DROPT
FROM HeAVN WhICh MONey
CAnnOT BVY The LIFE OF
LIFe The BodIeS PeACe AnD P
'away from fools ill Turn my Eyes Nor
With the scoffers go I Would be walki
ng Withthe Wife That Wifer I may grow'.
Signed and dated 'MARY LODER: AV: 28 1732'.
A few motifs including a lion, flowers, hearts, birds and crowns.
CONDITION: Generally good. No holes. A few stains.
Stitch losses to the divider lines.
Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run.
Stretching is very slightly uneven.
Frame in good condition, ready to hang.