Antique Darning Sampler, dated 1811

GBP 775.00

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Object Description

1811 Dutch Darning Sampler. 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. No border. Colours browns, blue, green, pink, cream and yellow. Family initials. Signed and dated, ‘ANNO 1811 12 IAAR’. A wonderful set of darning panels worked in various styles and patterns.

Object Condition

Very Good. No holes. A few pale stains. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045
+44 7380 389890

Dealer Location

PO Box 12911

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