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1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton

1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton

1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton    1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton

1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton. Queen Anne, dated 21 July 1712. 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 fine wool on linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours red, cream, black, pink, blues and greens.

Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-5. Inscription reads'RememBeR Thy Creator in the days> of Thy Youth Anne ComBeRBeaTch' and'Love The LoRD and he will be a tenDer> fAther unto thee'. ThIs sempler WAS Finished The 21 of July 1712'. Consists of a variety of elaborately worked floral and foliate bands. One hole and some old tack holes to the extreme edges. No stains other than uniform age darkening of the ground. Some stitch losses to the divider lines, floral and foliate bands, letters, numbers and signature.

Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. Frame in good condition, ready to hang.

17.25ins by 8.25ins wide. Specialising in genuine antique Majolica, Samplers, Staffordshire Figures and Decorative Arts. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.

The item "1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton" is in sale since Tuesday, April 15, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Samplers". The seller is "madelena" and is located in Buford, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton    1712 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Axton