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19th century needlework woolwork sampler

19th century needlework woolwork sampler

Code: 9182


H: 38.5" (97.8 cm)W: 17" (43.2 cm)


Needlework woolwork sampler, demonstrating some fifty examples of complex patterns and techniques including Hungarian,
Florentine, tent and cross stitch. Each would have been worked as a reference for future use and, as time went by, more examples added.  Samplers of this type appear in various museum collections in England, including the V&A and the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge, and abroad.
Good bright colours and in fine condition.
English, undated, circa 1840-1890