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AN 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER H: 47.6 cm W: 37.5 cm “Joanna.NiXons.sampeller.and by this you may se’ what my parents hath done for mee” “1789” This rather wonderful sampler was worked by Joanna Nixon in 1789, and includes a number of unusual details, including the words “The three sisters” and “The three brothers” (likely to […]
AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE MID 17TH CENTURY RAISED EMBROIDERY PANELA W: 32 cm L: 46 cm Worked using coloured silk thread, gold and silver thread, silk wrapped purl thread, coral, semi-precious stones, coloured glass and glass beads, on a ground fabric of cream coloured silk satin, this example of mid seventeenth century raised work reflects the culture, religious […]