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Hannah Mills, 1790

Finely worked Quaker extract sampler worked by Hannah Mills at Milverton School in 1790. Worked on fine ground in black silk this sampler retains good original condition.
Framed size 43 x 36 cm

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Ackworth Medallion Sampler, 1802

Early 19th century Ackworth Medallion sampler worked by Hannah Smith in 1802. Worked in a dark green silk thread on an open linen ground. For further reading on Quaker samplers from Ackworth School see 'Friends A Common Thread' published by Witney Antiques 2008.
Framed size 56 x 54 cm

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Mary Ann Martin, 1793

Finely worked late eighteenth century Adam and Eve sampler worked by Mary Ann Martin in 1793. Worked on a fine wool ground in coloured silk thread retaining good original colour.
Framed size 50 x 41 cm

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Map of Europe, 1780

Finely worked late eighteenth century Adam and Eve sampler worked by Mary Ann Martin in 1793. Worked on a fine wool ground in coloured silk thread retaining good original colour.
Framed size 36 x 32 cm

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Susannah Scott, 1743

This neatly worked 18th century sampler by Susannah Scott and dated 1743 is typical of the mid 18th century, with bands of alphabets, numerals, and moral verse. This sampler worked in coloured silks on a fine ground retains exceptional original colour.
Framed size 39 x 32.5 cm

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Ann Venning 1833

Impressive family record sampler worked by Ann Venning at Marhamchurch school in 1833. This fine example of a family record sampler retains good original colour, worked in coloured silks on an exceptionally fine linen gauze. For further information see page 46 Embroidered Lives and Family Threads. pub Witney Antiques 2018.
Framed size 73 x 57 cm

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Judith Pycock, 1717

Beautifully worked early 18th century sampler by Judith Pycock stitched in 1717. Incorporating numerous decorative bands alongside alphabets and extracts of Moral verse this sampler includes many different stitch techniques and is an impressive example of early eighteenth century band samplers. Retaining exceptional original condition and strong colour.
Framed size 53 x 28 cm

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Queens Female Orphan School 1838

Exceptionally rare and minutely stitched sampler worked at the Queens Female Orphan School, Van Diemens Land dated 1838. Related family history is available. Worked in coloured silks on a very fine linen gauze ground.
Framed size 34 x 29 cm

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