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

English sampler - Huber

Margaret Pearse Ivey
Antique Needlework Sampler
England dated 1845

Inscribed: Margaret Pearse Ivey ended this work March the 20 in the year of our Lord 1845 in the tenth year of her age.

The unusual central house is surrounded with a variety of birds, flowering basket motifs, and a flowering vine border. The verse at the top muses about how paper and ink can give way to more binding silk and dye.

Silk on gauze linen; 13 ¾" x 15" sight.


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