A sampler by Martha Cotton 1839, worked in coloured wools on an ivory linen ground, with alphabets and numerals, a central verse Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, the bottom embroidered with a shepherd ordering his dog to herd sheep, framed and glazed--16.5 x 13.5in. (42 x 34.5cm.)

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A sampler by Martha Cotton 1839, worked in coloured wools on an ivory linen ground, with alphabets and numerals, a central verse Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, the bottom embroidered with a shepherd ordering his dog to herd sheep, framed and glazed--16.5 x 13.5in. (42 x 34.5cm.)
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