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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework

German sampler - Huber
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.


(860) 388-6809


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