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Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James

Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James
Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James
Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James
Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James
Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James
Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James

Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James    Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James

Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James. 1817 Memorial Sampler by Eliza James. Stitched as a memorial to Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, who died following childbirth at the age of 21. 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 silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Colours brown, green, black, cream and gold. Verse reads,'VITAL Spark of hean'nly flame> Quit O quit this mortal frame> Trembling hoping ling'ring flying> Oh the pain the bliss of dying> Cease fond nature cease thy strife> And let me languish into life> Hark they whisper angels say> Sister spirt come away> What is this absorbs me quite> Steals my senses shut my sight> Drowns my spirits draws my breath>Tell me my soul can this be death'.

Signed and dated,'Eliza James Completed this Work In the 14 Year of her Age'. A good set of motifs, including an urn with the inscription'PRS CHARLOTTE DIED NOV.

6 1817, potted flowering plants and trees laden with fruit. Quality Items At Fair Prices. A number of small holes. Minor stitch losses to the border.

Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 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.

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We recommend that you keep the original packing materials we have used, until you are sure you will not be returning the piece to us. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James" is in sale since Thursday, July 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Samplers".

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Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James    Antique Sampler, 1817, by Eliza James