A 19th century needlework sampler,
worked by 'Mary Jane Crofts, aged 8 years, 1845', with a verse within baskets and urns of flowers and fruiting trees,
43 x 33cm,
worked by '... Boyden, aged 9 years, 1878',
39 x 39cm,
together with an early 19th century sampler,
inscribed 'Nancy Clarkson, her wor', wrought in the 9th year of her age, 1818', worked with alphabets and a rhyme,
29 x 29cm (3)
Provenance: The Peter and Pat Crofts Collection.
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Sold for £120
1 - colours good, several holes.
2 - very faded, colours gone, difficult to read.
3 - faded, the rhyme now not readable, a central stain 3 x 2cm.
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