19th Century German Needlework Sampler, Dated 1846(303 views)
Description: An Antique 19th Century German Pictorial Needlework Sampler; wool threads on a woven linen canvas. At the center a floral wreath with the initials MO and BO inside and the date "Den 18 September 1846" embroidered above the wreath. Around this are a floral spray with two gold rings and beaded initials CLO, a blue bird, a funerary cross with the initials BO, and a floral bouquet; all surrounded by a decorative border.
Condition Report: Good condition overall, with appropriate signs of age and wear. Several of the beads forming the initials "CLO" are missing. The sampler has not been examined outside of the frame.
Dimensions: Linen (sight): 10 7/8" x 11 5/6"
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