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Antique 1786 Alphabet, Numerical Cross Stitch Needlework Sampler MARY SUMPTER. I bought this awhile back from an estate co in California. I'm not a sampler collector so I don't know to much. I purchased it because I was fascinated a textile could survive that long. It i...
Antique 1786 Alphabet, Numerical Cross Stitch Needlework Sampler MARY SUMPTER
The frame measures approximately 25.25” x 18” and the sampler itself measures roughly 17” x 16.5”. It is dated 1834. There is staining as shown in the photos. The frame is a bit beat up. Shipping will be quite high due to the frame but if you are the winning bidder and...
ANTIQUE 1834 19TH CENTURY STITCH WORK SCHOOL ALPHABET SAMPLER TEXTILE 25.25”x18”
Bridport, Vermont early schoolgirl needlepoint sampler.
Bridport, Vermont early schoolgirl needlepoint sampler
Estate sale find. I have a couple from this estate. This piece is a 1881 Sampler in a new at old Frame. The work is very nice and clean. Signed by the maker Avis Cowls . My Heart has taught my fingers skill to right my name without a quill. Dated 1881Very early work. Ve...
Rare 1881 Needlepoint Sampler in Nice Old Frame Avis Cowls Alphabet Numbers NR
Early 19th century linen and silk work sampler by Esther Williams - 1835. This sampler is just stunning with fine quality stitch work throughout. The upper section of the linen is stitched with a small central floral motif which has a heart, floral spray, and two flower...
EARLY 19TH CENTURY MOTIF & VERSE SAMPLER BY ESTHER WILLIAMS - January 16th 1835
Amazing 1832 Charlotte Gilbert Age 15 Antique American Sampler - Excellent. 25” h x 19” w (frame) 18” h x 12.25” w (image)
Amazing 1832 Charlotte Gilbert Age 15 Antique American Sampler - Excellent
Antique Early 19th Century Cross Stitch Alphabet & Numbers Sampler on linen. Sarah Mason, September 20th, 1815?. School house pictured in lower right? Professionally framed under glass, nice beveled vintage frame. Outside of frame measures 19 3/4” x 10 1/2”. Frame o...
Antique Early 19th Century Cross Stitch Alphabet & Numbers Sampler
A pair of samplers made by sisters! On the back of one sampler is a paper label that states "Pair of Samplers worked by Kitty Peddie and her sister Jolied, lived in Kettins. I looked up Kettings and it's a village in Scotland. One is dated 1834 and the other doesn'...
Antique Pair of Samplers Sewn by Sisters! 1834
A very beautiful sampler sewn by Mary Crishton age 9 (as written at the bottom of the sampler) The sampler is in excellent condition compared to others of the same era. It has been professionally framed/stretched/mounted on acid free backing and matting in 1985, per the...
Antique Sampler 1898 Large Sized!
Danville, Vermont warly schoolgirl needlepoibt sampler. Caroline Davenport born and raised in Danville, Vermont. No tears or thread loss. Sampler km er measures 7”x-10 Shipping will be$35
Danville, Vermont warly schoolgirl needlepoibt sampler
A wonderful "mourning sampler" dated 1844 sewn by "Mary Edwards, Her Works in the year 1844" (as is sewn into the sampler). It depicts many wonderful objects including figures of Adam and a pregnant Eve in the Garden of Eden both picking off the appl...
Antique Mourning Sampler 1844
SMALL ANTIQUE SAMPLERBEAUTIFULLY MADE , VERY FINE STITCHINGNAMED MONIMIA COOPER & WILLIAM DAVYIT MEASURES 5 1/4 INCHES SQUARE AS A GUIDECONDITION IS USED , THERE HAS BEEN SOME MOTH ATTACK AND FADING OVER THE YEARS AS CLEARLY SHOWNPLEASE USE PHOTOS AS YOUR GUIDE THEY...
SMALL ANTIQUE GEORGIAN VICTORIAN SAMPLER 5 1/4 " MONIMIA COOPER WILLIAM DAVY
This very rare and hard to find mourning sampler is in excellent condition compared to others of the same era. It has been professionally framed/stretched/mounted on acid free backing and matting. It's covered by glass to protect it. In the middle a the top are the init...
Antique Mourning Sampler 1797
Early 19th century linen and silk work sampler by Mary B.J. Huish aged 12 - 184. This sampler is just stunning with fine quality stitch work throughout. The upper section of the linen is stitched with the following short verse which is a bit tricky to read due to the co...
EARLY/MID 19TH CENTURY ADAM & EVE, MOTIF & VERSE SAMPLER BY MARY BJ HUISH - 1842
MAGNIFICENT, RARE, AUTHENTIC, ORIGINAL, HISTORIC, ANTIQUE, 1758 FAMILY SAMPLER - - - IN AN ANTIQUE FRAME AND UNDER GLASS, as shown! JUST ACQUIRED RECENTLY FROM AN ESTATE TOGETHER WITH A FEW OTHER FINER ANTIQUES, MOSTLY BEING GERMAN, AND INCLUDING A COUPLE OF ANTIQUE ENG...
ANTIQUE 1758 SAMPLER "H" FAMILY German? FRAMED 19" x 16.5" HEARTS Flowers CROWNS
Finished Paragon Sampler 23 3/4" x 15.5"linenhas a couple of tiny spots, shownand the embroidered name has been removedand there is extra wear along that small areaalso shown see photos for details Thanks to all the fabulous folks who buy things from me. This...
VTG Finished Paragon Sampler Embroidery Cross Stitch Quaker Style Linen
This is a great unique antique needlework sampler of repairs mending patchwork buttonholes pulled work buttons and snaps - repairs of slits, holes and fill-in work - dated with initials it measures 11 by 7 1/2 inches framed. Great antique condition with some staining -...
Antique Linen Mending Repair Sampler 1921 Stitch Work Buttonholes Patchwork
A beautiful sampler from 1835 that has the alphabet in a beautifully rendered script style. It is adorned with curtains that have fringe as well as laurel leaves with flowers. Below the curtains is sewn "Dilligence and Perserverence" It also appears to be writ...
Alphabet and Proverb Sampler 1835
Antique punch card for embroidery.... bookmark? Figure of whimsical "man" scratching his own back.... Card is orig. and unused.Measures 4-1/4" x 7" Condition is excellent
ANTIQUE - LATE 1800'S UNUSED PUNCH CARD FOR EMBROIDERY - "SCRATCH MY BACK"
Fine Needlework Sampler "Mary Ann Lock 1843" With Great Painted Original FrameCondition: Good, Some Small HolesSize 21 3/4'' x 18'' overall(J)
Fine Needlework Sampler "Mary Ann Lock 1843" With Great Painted Original Frame
For your consideration, a charming antique silk needlepoint map of England, likely circa early 19th century English. Multi colored embroidery on silk, staining to map and wear to antique gilt frame noted in photos. There is a small moth trapped under the glass by the co...
Large Antique Silk Needlepoint Map of England, Early 19th C. Embroidery Sampler
ANTIQUE EASTLAKE FRAMED VICTORIAN PUNCHED PAPER MOTTO SAMPLER “GOOD LUCK” 1870s. The motto samplers were at their height in the 1870s and this one is amazing! It is 150 years’ old and condition is appropriate with the age. The perforated paper is stained and faded overa...
ANTIQUE EASTLAKE FRAMED VICTORIAN PUNCHED PAPER MOTTO SAMPLER “GOOD LUCK” 1870s
Antique Dated 1803 E.B. Sampler In Beautiful Framed Glass. Please see pictures for details and condition. Frame is 22 x 16 x 2 inches.
Antique Dated 1803 E.B. Sampler In Beautiful Framed Glass
Early 19th century linen and silk work sampler by Martha Beer. Martha tells us that she was born on the 12th October 1826 which would date this piece to c.1835 give or take a few years either way. This sampler is just stunning with fine quality stitch work throughout. T...
EARLY 19TH CENTURY TREE OF LIFE & QUOTATION SAMPLER BY MARTHA BEER - c.1835
Late 19th century needlepoint c.1880 or slightly later. Worked in wool on gauze, this needlepoint is completely charming with neat stitch work throughout. The background of the gauze is stitched in a shade of dark bottle green with a narrow black edging detail which has...
LATE 19TH CENTURY NEEDLEPOINT OF AN EXOTIC BIRD ON A FLORAL GARLAND - c.1880
Mid 19th century linen and wool work sampler by Berta S Davidson - 18*2. The third digit of the date has all but disappeared but the style of stitching would indicate this piece dates to 1852. This sampler is completely charming with neat stitch work throughout. The upp...
MID 19TH CENTURY ALPHABET SAMPLER BY BERTHA S DAVIDSON - 18*2
Early 19th century linen and silk work sampler by Ann Howard - 1806. This sampler is just stunning with very fine quality stitch work throughout,. The upper and middle sections of the linen are stitched with rows of alphabet letters, numbers, crowns, hearts and diamonds...
EARLY 19TH CENTURY VERSE, QUOTATION & ALPHABET SAMPLER BY ANN HOWARD - 1806
Antique Embroidery Roses Bead Sampler Signed Dated 1830. Gorgeous handmade sampler composed of all beads. The frame measures just shy of 11”x11”. It is dated 1830 and signed. A similar sampler on Rubylane is priced at $1495. What makes this more collectible is that ther...
Antique Embroidery Roses Bead Sampler Signed Dated 1830
Mid 19th century linen and wool work sampler by Jane Liddle aged 12 - 1842. This sampler, possibly Scottish, is completely charming with neat stitch work throughout. The upper and middle sections of the linen are stitched with rows of alphabet letters, numbers and borde...
MID 19TH CENTURY HOUSE, MOTIF & ALPHABET SAMPLER BY JANE LIDDLE AGED 12 - 1842
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