This is a truly amazing antique Dutch cross stitch sampler, showing flower vases, peacocks & other birds. It is stitched with multi-colored silk thread on linen cloth. The sampler is dated 1780. It measures approximately 13 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches or 34.5 x 32.5 cm.The silk needlework is in good condition. The colors have faded somewhat over the years, please compare pictures of the front and back of the sampler. The linen cloth is a bit discolored in some places and has four small holes in it.
The sampler has a few small dark spots on it near the flower vase in the bottom left corner. If you have any questions or would like more or larger pictures, please don't hesitate to contact me. I always try to respond to e-mails within 24 hours on weekdays. To add my store to your favorites. USA or any other country outside Europe.
The item "1780 ANTIQUE DUTCH SILK ON LINEN CROSS STITCH NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER FLOWER VASES" is in sale since Friday, September 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Samplers".The seller is "antiquesamplershop2" and is located in Amsterdam. This item can be shipped worldwide.