Needlework Sampler - Margaret Patterson


Margaret Patterson’s needlework sampler. The sampler is worked in multi-color silk threads on a linen ground. The top register consists of flower and leaf motifs above five alphameric rows above a row of various crowns and initials of family members. Below that are facing birds and trees above the maker’s name and date, “Margaret Patterson/Aged 8, 1810”. The bottom register has trees, a stylized flower and the initials, “ML” and “HL”, all within a Greek key border. The sampler is framed under glass in a birdseye maple frame. It is in good condition, with a few small holes and some staining. English.

Dimensions: 17¼” x 12”.

Item No. 220082

Price: $575.

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