Antique Sampler, C.1800 Sq. mileage Map sampler by Ann Prosser

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Object Description

C.1800 Map sampler by Ann Prosser. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground in cross stitch throughout. Simple line border. Colours black, cream, blue, red, yellow, white, green and brown. Depicts a map of England and Wales with surrounding seas. To the top, the script, ‘England is 386 Miles in Length 300 in Breadth & contains 60944 square Miles in surface’. To the bottom is a table of the counties and their area in square miles. Signed ‘Ann Profser’.

Object Condition

Generally good. Any fading, hole, stain, defect or stitch loss, when present, is not overly detracting.

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