Antique Sampler, 1815, by Mary Jubb


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Object Description

1815 House Sampler by Mary Jubb. Framed in an old black, ebonised wood frame with rippled, old glass. Fixed to card and chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Rolling waves border. Colours greens, white, black, gold and pink. Verse reads’In all misfortunes this advantage lies>They make us humble and they make us wise>Lets bear it calmly tho a grievous woe>And still adore the hand that gives the blow>And he that can acquire such virtue gains>An ample recompense for all his pains’. Signed and dated ‘Mary Jubb 1815’. A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a house with a garden, dogs, birds, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, fir trees, crowns, a cow and butterflies

Object Condition

Generally Good. A number of repaired holes. No stains. No stitch losses, just a couple of loose threads to the house motif. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Colour run around the dark green threads. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang.

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+44 (0)1245 425045
+44 7380 389890

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PO Box 12911

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