Antique Sampler, 1846, by A Roberts - Country Scene


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Object Description

Antique Sampler, 1846, by A Roberts. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass. Tacked to a wood stretcher frame with brown paper backing. The sampler is worked in silk and cotton on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Decorative border. Colours blues, light brown, white, black, magenta, pinks, biege and red. Signed and dated, ‘A Roberts her work Aged 15 1846’. A wonderful set of motifs, including a farmhouse with animals and couple in the grounds, lions, Adam & Eve standing either side of the fruit laden tree of life, a snake coiled around its trunk, birds, stags, fruit baskets, a temple entitled ‘Tower of Babylon’, a ship and a church

Object Condition

Good. No holes. No stains other than slight uniform age darkening of the ground. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. 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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