Antique Sampler, 178?, by Eliza. t Hevent


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Object Description

178? Sampler by Eliza. t Hevent. Framed in a modern wood frame with glass. Stitched to linen with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering leafy border. Colours navy blue, red, yellow, green, pale blue, white, pink, purple, cream and black. Signed and dated, ‘M Eliza.t Heven.t 178 March.28’. A wonderful set of motifs, including angels above tombs, birds, flowers, potted flowering plants, trees, laden with fruit, crowns, Adam & Eve standing either side of the tree of life with a snake coiled around its trunk, two ladies carrying a flower basket and the spies of Canaan.

Object Condition

Very Good. No holes. No stains. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame in good condition, ready to hang.

Object Details

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PO Box 12911

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