Antique Sampler, 1782 Map sampler by Margaret Watt


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Object Description

1782 Map sampler by Margaret Watt. 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 black, cream, light brown, pink, greens and blue. Depicts a map of England and Wales with the counties, and surrounding seas.. Signed and dated ‘Done by Margaret Watt 1782’.

Object Condition

Good. No holes other than a few old tack holes to the extreme right edge of the sampler. A few light patchy stains. Some stitch losses to the signature and county names. Colours are mostly 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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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045
+44 7380 389890

Dealer Location

PO Box 12911

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