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Cross-Stitch Border and Berlin Work Sampler, Late 19th Century

Item Details

Item Type: Sampler, Needlework
Maker: Unknown
Technique: Cross-Stitch, Berlin Woolwork
Manufacturing Process: Handmade
Materials: Wool, Cotton Canvas, Aniline Dyes
Inscriptions and/or Labels: Inscription to verso paper
Period: Late 19th Century
Date: Dated circa 1860 or later, after commercial availability of synthetic aniline dyes for needlework

Terms & Conditions

Condition

- toning to cotton canvas ground; slight fading and discoloration to some wool yarns in the white, green, and yellow spectrum, with colorfastness preserved in aniline-dyed red-tones; scattered areas of loss to stitching indicative of insect damage, with pulled and loose thread ends in other places; damage to canvas ground with series of holes at center and to the upper right; scratches and wear to frame.

Dimensions

21.75" W x 20.5" H x 1.25" D

- measures frame; visible work 20.25" W x 19.0" H.

Item #

ITMG384723

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