The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Colours greens, pale blue, light brown, white, black, gold and yellow. Verse reads'Thus flide away the days of youth>in joys too pure to laft>Ah days of tranfport love and truth>neer valued till your paft'. Signed and dated'Nancy Ritchie Greenock 1791'.A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a walled garden scene, angels, fruit baskets, fir trees, crowns, urns, butterflies and rabbits. Quality Items At Fair Prices. 16ins high by 12ins wide. No holes, just losses to the edge of bottom right corner. Some very slight, light patchy staining to the top half. Some stitch losses to the motifs. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound. 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.
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The item "1791 Sampler by Nancy Ritchie Greenock" is in sale since Friday, November 04, 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.