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AN ENGLISH BAND SAMPLER
Dated 1650
Embroidered in coloured silks in various stitches including stem, cross, knot and Algerian eye with bands of stylised floral motifs including honeysuckle and carnation heads, with two narrow bands of acorns and strawberries, the upper part with an alphabet and floral and geometric spot motifs, framed and glazed, slight staining
9 in. x 21 in. (23 cm. x 54 cm.)
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