Antique Sampler, 1829, by Elizabeth Watts. 1829 Sampler by Elizabeth Watts. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches.
Colours greens, cream, gold, white, black and brown. Alphabets A-Z in upper case.Verse reads,'Jesus Permit thy Gracious Name to stand>As the first Effort of an Infant Hand>And while her Fingers on the Canvas move>Engage her tender thoughts to seek thy love>With thy dear children let her have a part>And write thy Name thyself upon her Heart'. Signed and dated,'Elizabeth Watts March the 25th 1829'. A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a house, dogs, birds, flowers, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, fir trees, trees, peacocks, butterflies and a cat (or is it an owl) sitting in a tree. Framed in a wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Fixed to linen with chipboard backing. Quality Items At Fair Prices. 17ins high by 13ins wide.
Jesus Permit thy Gracious Name to stand. As the first Effort of an Infant Hand.
And while her Fingers on the Canvas move. Engage her tender thoughts to seek thy love. With thy dear children let her have a part. And write thy Name thyself upon her Heart'.
A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a house. Flowers, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, fir trees. And a cat (or is it an owl) sitting in a tree.
A few small holes to the top. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. Our small team is based in Essex, UK and Georgia, USA.Madelena is a member of LAPADA, the largest trade association for professional art & antiques dealers in the UK. We are dedicated to providing you with a safe, simple, trusted and enjoyable antiques shopping experience. We describe and photograph accurately and in minute detail. Orders arrive well packed and fast. This is our Satisfaction Guarantee.
We recommend that you keep the original packing materials we have used, until you are sure you will not be returning the piece to us. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Antique Sampler, 1829, by Elizabeth Watts" is in sale since Friday, October 14, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Samplers". The seller is "madelena2" and is located in Wickford.This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, Australia.