Witney Antiques

Memorial Sampler Brown Family (c. 1834 England)

Width 18.00inch wide [45.72 cm wide]
Height 17.00inch high [43.18 cm high]


private collection



Description / Expertise

Embroidered on a linen ground with carefully shaded lustrous floss silks, the sampler is surrounded by a wide border of delicate leaves and pink flower heads. Central to the design is a large urn surrounded on either side by weeping willow trees upon which the family names are inscribed.