Offered by: Madelena Antiques
PO Box 12911, Chelmsford, England CM1 9BY , England Call Seller 888.203.5701


Antique Scottish Sampler, c.1820, by Mary Souter

$ 1,170
  • Description
    Early 19th Century Scottish sampler by Mary Souter. The sampler is worked in wool and silk on a dark homespun linen ground, in cross stitch and Algerian eye. Greek key border. Colours red, yellow, dark brown, white, black, pink, green and blue. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-10. Initals all over the sampler, including 'D.M.S, R.S.S, J.S, I.A.S, I.F, etc, etc.'. Signed 'MARY SOUTER aged 8'. A wonderful house motif, with a lady and gentleman (Mary's mother and father perhaps?) stood either side. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass. Mounting: The sampler is fixed to board. Frame backed with brown paper and sealed with tape.. Dimensions exclude the frame and slip.
  • More Information
    Origin: Scotland
    Period: 19th Century
    Condition: Good. Good. No holes. No stains. The ground is quite dark, but we believe this is the original colour of this Scottish homespun linen. Minor stitch losses to gent's trousers. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame in good condition.
    Creation Date: 1820
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 23010
    Incollect Reference #: 649471
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