Lot 517
Ellin Whipp's Framed Antique Pictorial Sampler dated 1829, British
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Worked in multi-color silk threads on loose weave ground featuring a steepled church to top register with large birds, flower filled urns, and a pair of angels, with figural and floral motifs above pious verse and stitched maker's name "Ellin Whipp Her Work Finished March 13 1829" within an undulating floral border, presented under églomisé glass in an early molded mahogany frame.

24 x 23 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Accompanied with photocopy of Invoice and Antique Declaration from Madelena Antiques, Battlesbridge, Essex, England dated December 31, 2010.

Appears to be in good estate condition; secondary backing visible from reverse; some early tack holes visible from reverse; not examined out-of-frame.