Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk and linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. Decorated border and divider lines in various patterns. Colours gold, green, light brown, dark brown, purple, copper and blues. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-30 Verses read'AWAKE MY SOVL AND WITH THE> SUN THY DAILY STAGE OF DUTY R>VN SHAKE OF DUL SLOTH AND JOY>FUL RISE TO PAY THY MORNING SA>CRAFICES' and'Teach me O Lord that way of life> thy statutes Recommend Never>from thence will decline But>keep it to the end' and'ELIZABETH BVCKINGAM IS MY>NAME AND WITH MY NEEDLE I ROVGHT THE SAME AND IF I COULD>HAVE DONE IT BETTER I WOVLD>HAVE MENDED EVERY LETTER'.
Signed and dated'ELIZABETH BVCKINGAM THE DAVGHTER OF SARAH BVCKINGAM MADE THIS IN THE 10 YEAR OF HER AGE JULY 6 1741'. Unusual set of motifs, including flowers, crowns, bird, a shield and diamonds. One tiny hole and a pull to the ground. Some stitch losses to divider lines, motifs, signature and verses. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined.
Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 17ins high by 8ins wide. For international rates, please see the P&P and Payments tab.
Specialising in genuine antique Majolica, Samplers, Staffordshire Figures and Decorative Arts. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "1741 Band Sampler by Elizabeth Buckingam" is in sale since Wednesday, September 03, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Samplers".
The seller is "madelena2" and is located in Wickford, Essex. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.