Antique Sampler, 1796 Hair & Silkwork Sampler by Charlotte White


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Object Description

1796 Hair & Silkwork Sampler by Charlotte White. Framed in an old maple frame with gilt slip and glass. Fixed to linen with wood and chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours browns, cream, green, pale blue, black, pink, copper and gold. Signed and dated ‘Charloote White Her Work january the 12 1796’. A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including Adam & Eve standing either side of the tree of life with a snake coiled around its trunk, an angel (all of which have their hair sewn with real hair), the sun, birds, butterflies and flowers.

Object Condition

Generally good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss, when present, is not overly detracting.

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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