Lot 7: Framed Alphabet Cross Stitched Embroidery Sampler, Dated 1823
October 22, 2016
St. Augustine, FL, USALive Auction
Description: This is an Antique Early 19th Century Framed Alphabet Cross Stitched Embroidery Sampler, Dated 1823. This beautiful piece was made by “Mary S” at 11 years of Age in 1823. This piece is nicely preserved in a beautiful frame. The sampler measures with frame approximately 13.5” x 11.5”. Please view photos of this collectible antique sampler. A (needlework) sampler is a piece of embroidery produced as a demonstration or test of skill in needlework. It often includes the alphabet, figures, motifs, decorative borders and sometimes the name of the person who embroidered it and the date. The word sampler is derived from the Latin ‘exemplum’. These earliest known samplers have been dated approximate circa 200 BC. Please view the photos, or in person carefully to determine the age, condition, and quality of this lot. Please Note: All items are sold As-is, Where-is, with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied. We DO NOT offer Refunds, Returns or Exchanges. All sales are Final. We want you to be happy with your purchases, so please preview the items carefully before bidding. We do our best to describe items, but it is your responsibility to determine accuracy, authenticity, condition, age, quality, etc. If you are not certain about an item, please do not Bid without satisfying your concerns beforehand.