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

English sampler - Huber

Rhoda Brannan Southey
Antique sampler
Probably Devon
England dated 1820

Rhoda at age 9 worked the very elaborate colorful sampler featuring a large manor house on a green lawn with numerous birds, other animals, and a towering tree all surrounded with a com-plex four sided border. She included a charming verse: My Friends who now expect to see/ A piece of work performed by me/ Cast but a smile on this my best endeavour/ I will try to mend and be obedient ever

Silk on linen; 20" x 16" framed.


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