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A New Map of Scotland for Ladies Needlework

A New Map of Scotland for Ladies Needlework

The title of this rare silk map is at the top left hand corner within a cartouch surrounded by greenery and a tartan swag with a highlander in traditional dress. A paper version of this map is in the collection of the National Library of Scotland, whilst another copy is owned by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

Contained in the original oval mahogany frame.

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Map of Europe, 1780

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.

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Ann Jeffrey 1826

Ann Jeffrey 1826

Exceptionally finely worked embroidered silk map, worked by Ann Jeffrey in 1826. Worked on a silk Satin ground the map shows England and Wales divided into its counties. The county borders are worked in different coloured chenille thread. This map in common to some others of the period was printed onto the silk for the girls to embroider over. For more information on map samplers see 'Samplers Mapped and Charted' catalogue published by Witney Antiques. This example remains in exceptional original condition and with good original colour.

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Map Sampler of America 1830

Map Sampler of America 1830

Unusual map sampler of North and South America, this sampler dates from circa 1830. Worked in coloured silk thread on a linen ground.

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Mary Ann Fitzgerald. 1814

Mary Ann Fitzgerald. 1814

Finely worked early 19th century sampler worked by Mary Ann Fitzgerald in 1814. This sampler worked in coloured silk threads on a linen ground shares the same format, central scene and verse as one worked by Maria Clark aged 7 years old, indicating the same school or teacher. Conservation mounted and framed in period frame.

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Map: Margaret Mennsey. 19th century

Map: Margaret Mennsey. 19th century

Fine Quaker map sampler worked by Margaret Mennsey at York school 1809, this example survives in remarkably good condition and is fully conservation mounted in its original frame.

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Map Sampler of Naples and Sicily. Circa 1830.

Map Sampler of Naples and Sicily. Circa 1830.

Unusual Map of the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. Circa 1830. Worked in coloured silk thread on a linen ground.

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