Sampler initialed FT
German dated 1815
This rare and fabulous German band sampler has three alphabets and numerals at the top and the rest is heavily
laden with various motifs often found on German samplers.
They include tables, chairs, an armoire, a chest of drawers, a bed, hanging pictures, a lobster, numerous birds
and animals, a plethora of flower and tree motifs, and two men returning from Canaan carrying a cluster of grapes.
It is inscribed with the initials FT and JT in the middle and at the bottom FT and 1815 (?1818).
Note: there are scattered small repairs in the background linen.
Silk on linen; 27 ¾" x 12" sight.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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