Antique Map Sampler, 1848, by Sarah Wilson

GBP 595.00

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Object Description

1848 Map Sampler by Sarah Wilson. 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 cross stitch throughout. Simple embroidered border. Colours brown, copper, black, pink and blue. Entitled ‘England’. Depicts a map of England with county names and some county towns. Continents in the four corners, ‘Europe’, ‘Asia’, ‘Africa’ and ‘Asia’. Signed and dated ‘Sarah Wilson Aged 9 1848’.

Object Condition

Fair. Stitch losses to border, wreaths and place names. The north of England is particularly threadbare. Colours are slightly faded. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang.

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