Antique Sampler, 1742, by Mary Ellicott


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Object Description

Antique Sampler, 1742 Verse sampler by Mary Ellicott. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colors red, cream, yellow, pink, greens and blues. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-11. Verse reads, ‘Remember Now Thy creator in T< he Days of Thy Youth Before The< Evil Days come in Which Thou Sh< all say I Have No pleasure in The< m I Love Them That Love Me And< Those That seek Me Early shall< find Me'. Signed and dated, 'Mary Ellicott May 12 1742'. A scattering of motifs, including potted flowering plants, strawberries and diamonds. Framed in an old wood frame with glass. Mounted on acid free card with chipboard backing. Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.

Object Condition

Generally Good. No holes. No stains. Some stitch losses to the divider lines, the signature and letters/numbers. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame showing slight wear, other

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