This is a wonderful and rare antique Dutch cross stitch sampler, showing letters, swans, people on an'age staircase' (each step is 10 years), flower vases and a flowery border. It is stitched with multi-colored silk thread on linen cloth.
The sampler is dated 1839. It measures approximately 15 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches or 39.5 x 34.5 cm. The sampler is in good condition, considering its age.The cloth has a few small holes in it. There is some minor loss of stitches. 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. 1839 ANTIQUE DUTCH SILK ON LINEN CROSS STITCH NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER" is in sale since Monday, May 13, 2019.
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.