ANTIQUE 1855 SAMPLER NEEDLEPOINT DONE BY 13 YEAR OLD

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 07, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

I DON'T KNOW WERE TO BEGIN ON THIS BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF ART. IT IS A LARGE ANTIQUE SAMPLER DATED 1855. IT WAS MADE BY MARGARET KAY AT AGE 13. IT READS "BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH & I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE." .

IT HAS ADAM AND EVE UNDER THE APPLE TREE. I KNOW HOW SAMPLERS ARE DONE ON CLOTH WITH COTTON OR SILK THREAD BUT THIS ONE WAS WEAVED IS THE ONLY WORD I CAN THINK OF, FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. IN ONE OF THE PICTURES YOU CAN SEE WERE SHE LEFT OFF. THIS TOOK COUNTLESS HOURS IM SURE. IT IS PROFESSIONALY FRAMED. IT IS PLASTIC ON FRONT NOT GLASS. IT MEASURES OVER 20" WIDE BY 20 1/2" TALL.

IT IS IN GREAT CONDITION. IF YOU WANT MORE PICTURES PLEASE LET ME KNOW. EVERYTHING I SELL START AT 9.99, SOME WITH BUY IT NOW AND SOME JUST 9.99. I WILL START THIS AT THAT PRICE.

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