1830 Sampler by Jane Carter. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass. Tacked to a wood stretcher frame with card and brown paper backing. The sampler is worked in fine wool and silk on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours pink, cream, light brown, white, black, orange, green and grey. Verses read ‘Though time may pass and year’s may fly>And everey hope decay and die>Tough everey joyfull dream may set>Yet this work of mine I shall not forget’ and ‘Though distant I yet still my heart>From thoughts of home can never part>I’ll bless the hour that gave me birth>And praise the Lord while I am on earth’. Signed and dated ‘Jane Carter’s Work finished at Staveley in Lancashire April 23 1830’. Staveley is a town in the County of Lancashire, England. Single motif of a tower, surrounded by trees and fields.