Large Sampler Adam & Eve in Paradise Needlework Textile Georgian Antique c1778

Sonia Cashman

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A lovely gilt framed very impressive and decorative sampler needlework textile with multi coloured embroidery on beige cotton depicting Adam and Eve in Paradise. This was sewn by a 7 year old child as the date 1778 shows clearly on the top right of image. Inner glass mount is painted black and gold. A sweet reminder when young girls used to be trained at early age in needlework.

Dimensions frame 51 x 43 cm or 20.08 x `6.93 inches.

Weight 2260 grams or 1453 penny weight.