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Sampler

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    03/03/1826 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool embroidered with silk

  • Museum number:

    1980-1899

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sampler of wool embroidered with green, pink, brown and blue silks showing floral motifs, a Biblical quote and the identity of the embroiderer.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

03/03/1826 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool embroidered with silk

Marks and inscriptions

REMEMBER now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them
Ecclesiastes 12:1

Mary Flicker March 3: 1826 Aged 10 years
Identity of the embroiderer

Dimensions

Length: 33 cm, Width: 30 cm

Descriptive line

embroidered sampler, 1826, English; Coloured silks on wool, Mary Flicker

Materials

Wool; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterflies; Trees

Categories

Children & Childhood; Embroidery; Household objects; Christianity

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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