Antique Sampler, 1836, by Sarah Moores


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Object Description

1836 Sampler by Sarah Moores. Framed in a modern gold coloured wood frame with glass. Fixed to wood, with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours greens, cream, pale blue, black, gold and browns. Verse reads, ‘Let gratitude in acts of goodness flow;>Our love is God, in love to man below.>Be this our joy to calm the troubled breast; Support the weak and succour the distrest;>Direct the wand’rer. dry the widow’s tear.>The orphan guard, the sinking spirits cheer,>The small our pow’r to act, tho’mean our skill,>God sees the heart, he judges by the will.’. Signed and dated, ‘Sarah Moores work done in the 10 Year of her age 1836’. A good set of motifs, including deer, flowers, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, fir trees, crowns, stags and peacocks

Object Condition

Good. A few small holes. A few patchy stains. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are all good and strong. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. 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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