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

Scottish sampler by the Lang sisters for sale from Huber

Mary Lang and Jane Lang
Needlework Sampler
Scottish c.1800

This large extremely complex sampler features alphabets, 12 crowns each with two sets of initials, verses, flowering bands and scattered motifs, and a very opulent house and gardens at the bottom.

Judging from the borders, and the inscriptions, it appears that this sampler was worked in two separate sections by two sisters and joined together.

The top half contains the inscriptions: Jane Lang 12 years of age and (H Margt Macswam ??), and the bottom half contains the inscription: Mary Lang aged 13 years 1 March

Wool and silk on linen; 36 x 16 inches framed.


(860) 304-9459


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