Antique Sampler by Elizabeth West 1857 in glazed frame, verse, flowers + animals
A fantastic Victorian sampler worked on a course, hesian like cloth. Features upper and lower case alphabet, numbers from 1-15, a verse and various pictures. Including flowers and animals (deer and what looks a lot like a small cat). It also bears the name Elizabeth West and is dated 1857. On the reverse is a label from the framers Matthews and Brooke of 15 & 17 Sunnybridge Road Bradford. The sampler comes with some documents provided by a pervious owner who evidently did some research into Elizabeth West. If these documents are correct(a copy of a Baptism certificate, a copy of the 1851 census and what appears to be the 1871 census where Elizabeth is aged 27 and has the occupation of weaver) then Elizabeth was approximately 14 years old when she did the sampler. If they are the correct papers for Elizabeth then it is possible to trace her history through a genealogy website (I used a free trial with Ancestry. Uk) to trace her through her life including her marriage to Seth Trigg when she was 28 years old and the birth of her two sons. Reproach and grief have broke my heart. I looked for some to take my part. To pity or relieve my pain. But look'd alas in vain. Which seems to be based on Psalm 69:20. Sampler frame measures approximately 42cm x 43cm. The item "Antique Sampler by Elizabeth West 1857 in glazed frame, verse, flowers + animals" is in sale since Friday, August 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Samplers". The seller is "2shepherd8" and is located in Llandysul. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, Dominican republic, El salvador.
- Colour: Multi-Coloured stitching on beige cloth
- Product: Samplers
- Material: Linen
- Type/ Features: Embroidery
- Style/ Origin: Victorian