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Miniature sampler by Eliza Turner – 1796

  • Date: 1796
  • Maker: Eliza Turner
  • Size: Overall; h15.4cm x w12.8cm (6" x 5" approx.): Visible; h12.4cm x w9.8cm (4 7/8" x 3 7/8" approx.).
  • Price Range: £1000-£2500
Miniature sampler by Eliza Turner – 1796

Description

Miniature sampler by “Eliza Turner – 1796” worked in polychrome silks on fine tammy; excellent colour retention; distinctive central stepped lozenge border surrounding period motifs, alphabet (complete to “R”), two crowns, name and date; the quadrants featuring very fine floral renderings in satin and chain stitch; (some small moth damage to backing fabric). A little needlework treasure.

Size: Overall; h15.4cm x w12.8cm (6″ x 5″ approx.): Visible; h12.4cm x w9.8cm (4 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ approx.).

English.