ANNE REID 1816 GOOD SCOTTISH HOUSE SAMPLER, LR.
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At the top of the sampler we have different styles of alphabets in capital letters, all worked in very fine wool.The bottom line of this has the sewers parents names Thomas Reid & Anne Deane followed by the initials ER, TR, and JH. Between her parents name a wonderful heart. Again below these names additional pairs of initials, her grand parents WR, AM & WW , JH.
The bottom half of the sampler has the pictorial spot motifs and a central verse "In thy fair book of life divine, let me behold my name, engraven in some humble place beneath the slaughtered lamb, worked in silk, t are additional initials in blue of JR & WI before the sewers nane ANNE REID 11 ( her age ) and the date 1816.
The sampler measures 12 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches and is sewn onto acid free conservation... read more