Antique Sampler, 1833, by Jane Robinson

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Object Description

1833 Sampler by Jane Robinson. Framed in a modern wood frame with glass. Fixed to board with wood backing. The sampler is worked in cotton and wool on a canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering strawberry border. Colours reds, blue, green, light brown, copper, silver, white, magenta, peach and pinks. Alphabets A-Y in upper case Verse reads, ‘Next unto god dear parents i addrefs>Myself to you in humble thankfulnefs>For all you care and charge on me bestowd>The means of learning unto me allwd>Go on dear parents let me still pursue>Those golden arts the friendlefs never knew’. Signed and dated, ‘Jane Robinson her work 1833’. A wonderful set of motifs, including Adam & Eve standing either side of the tree of life with a snake coiled around its trunk, lions, birds, flowers, potted flowering plants, trees, laden with fruit, fruit baskets, fir trees, a crown, thistles and stags

Object Condition

Good. No holes. One stain speck. Minor stitch losses to a couple of the motifs and letters of the alphabet. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound.

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