Antique Darning Sampler, 1779 by Hannah Kent

GBP 1,830.00

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Object Description

1778 Darning Sampler by Hannah Kent. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Finely embroidered border. Colors green, cream, blue, green, gold, black, brown and pink. Signed and dated, ‘Hannah Kent 1779’. Comprises of darning panels, worked in various different styles and patterns, with a central floral motif. Framed in a modern frame with glass. Mounting: The sampler is fixed to card. Frame backed with wood and brown paper. (Dimensions exclude the frame/slip).

Object Condition

Good. A couple of very small holes. A couple of patchy stains. No stitch losses. Colours are good and bright. No colour run. Slightly unevenly stretched. Frame in good condition, ready to hang.

Object Details

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+44 (0)1245 425045
+44 7380 389890

Dealer Location

PO Box 12911

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