Rare Set of 3 Map Samplers by A Charles. Italy, Spain & France

GBP 2,485.00

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Object Description

Set of 3 Map Samplers by A Charles. All depict countries, cities, seas and landmarks of the respective countries. The first entitled, ‘SPAIN and PORTUGAL’. The second, ‘MAP OF FRANCE’. The third, ‘ITALY’. The samplers are worked in silk thread on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Borders showing latitude and longitude coordinates. Colours black, green, gold, copper, pink. Signed on the Italy and Spain/Portual examples, ‘A Charles’. Framed in refreshed, antique frame, with old, rippled glass. Gilt slips. Fixed to wood stretcher frames. The frames backed with card and sealed with tape.. Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.

Object Condition

All: Uniform age darkening of ground. Colours good and strong. No staining. No stitch losses. No colour run. Spain & Portugal: Generally good. A number of holes, mostly to the top. Map of France: Good. A few small holes. Slightly uneven stretching causing sag. Italy: Good. A few tiny holes.

Object Details

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    W:21.10 x H:16 x D:4.06 centimeters
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