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Lot 116

An early 19th century needlework sampler, Elizabeth Thornton's work, aged 12 year, 1836, depicting a woman and dog outside a cottage, original maple frame, overall dimensions 72cm x 62cm

Estimate £200 - £300 Sold for £340


Very good overall condition. There are only a couple of visible holes but all are on the border. (1 at top in the centre, 1 top left corner and 1 large near the bottom right hand corner)


Some light staining all over, generally in the centre of the image. No other obvious damage. The frame is generally in good condition with just a few light surface chips.

The panel is faded but in generally good condition.  There are a few losses of material to border with sections of no more than 1cm missing.  There are very few losses of thread to text or picture, overall good condition