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Interesting Needlework Greek-type Border.  English late 19th Century.

Size:   90" L x 6.5" W(approx.)


Sampler by Sara Ann Hopkins. English dated 1827.  With a wonderful verse: "Tell me ye knowing discerning few where I may find a friend both firm and true who dare stand by me w hen in deep distress and then his loving kindness most express."

Size: 16 6/8" (square)


A very unusual sampler by Ann Dowson age 12 years dated 1808.  With Adam and Eve, birds, angels, deer, swans, dragons, and much more.  Also an interesting biblical story portrayed at the bottom.   English. Dated 1808.

With the verse: "Kind angels watch the sleep in dust till Jesus come to rise the just, then may we wake with sweet surprise and in [h]is saviour image rise."

Size:  25" H x  21" W


Rare and superb mourning Miniature Sampler. "Farewell dear" with a nice house flanking by two urns and trees.  Early 19th Century.

Size:  8 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W

      "Charlie" a Cat needlework.  c. 1840.

Size:   14" H x 15" W

    Rare ABC Sampler by Ann Powell. Dated June 11th.  Beautifully done.  American, Early 19th Century.

Size:  10" H x 7" W (approx.)


A very fine "Cat" bead picture.  English c. 1840.

Size:  7 1/2" H x  9 3/4" W


Colorful whimsical needlework in petit point of Coat-of-Arms with motto of most noble order of the garter (Senior Order of British Knighthood) Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense which means "Shame on him who thinks evil of it" in a black background & housed in a nicely carved rope frame. English c.1870.

Size:  23 5/8" H x 17 1/2" W


Sampler - SARAH RUSHFORTH. Shall Simon bear a cross alone and all the rest go free. No theres a cross for everyone and theres a cross for me. In thy garden here below water me that I may grow. When all grace to me is given then transplate me into heaven. Condition: Needs stretching.  English, Dated 1825.

Size:  23" H x 18 1/2" W


A rare and superb sampler entitled "On Easter Day" by Elizabeth Herring. Dated 1781.

Size:  21" H x 17" W


Rare watch sampler with two hearts and initials. English, Early 19th Century.

Size:  2" D


Raised woolwork and needlework of a dog. The dog has glass eyes. In a diorama frame. English c. 1890.

Size: 16" H x 17 1/1" W


Japanese silk Embroidery of a Rooster & Hen; beautifully executed. c. 1870.

Size:  28" H x 27" W

        “Red House” Sampler with the initials M. D. framing the house and M. H. above it.  English c. 1830.

Size:  11 5/16" H x 12" W


Rare miniature sampler / pin cushion  (under glass) - Love the Giver. On the revise side - Miss Ann Waite. English c. 1790.

Size: 7 1/8" H x 7 1/8" W


Interesting raised wool (trapunto) needlework textile of a lioness in period frame. c. 1840.

Size: " H x 29" W


Early multicolored diamond-shaped geometrical pattern quilt.  c. 1860.

Size:  53" H x 43" W



Armorial tapestry embroidered coat-of-arms with gold threads / velvets & other fine materials. These coat-of-arms where to be sewn onto pillows, etc. English c. 1890.

Size:6 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W



Armorial tapestry embroidered coat-of-arms with gold threads / velvets & other fine materials. These coat-of-arms where to be sewn onto pillows, etc. English c. 1890.

Size: 7 1/2" H x 5" W



Needlework of English Farm Scene with farmer, child & animals. English, Early 19th Century.

Size: 20" H x 25 1/2" W



Victorian Paisley Shawl Coverlet wool with center medallion. Scottish, Late 19th Century.

Size: 62 1/2" W x 131" L


A spotted dog on a checker-board floor with a flowery border large hooked rug. American c. 1910.

Size: 24" H x 44" W



Classical vase & colorful flowers hooked rug mounted on a stretcher. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 16" H x 26" W


Colorful Sunflower hooked rug mounted on a later stretcher. American c. 1910.

Size: 38" H x 45" W



Early silk embroider picture of JOHN THE BAPTIST. English c. 1750.

Size: 9" H x 8 5/16" L



Elegant oval diligently embroidered with variety threads & felt to create a bouquet of flowers. English, Early 19th Century.

Size: 18 1/8" H x 15 1/2" D



Naïve English Chinoiserie silkwork / sampler probably done by a school girl; dated 1847.

Size: 15 1/2" H x 12 3/4" W



Colorful hooked rug with bold circles and stylized flower medallion.  Early 1900's.

Size: 27" H x 39 1/2" W



Unusual & large hooked rug with spider web motif and oak leafs. American, Early 1930's.

Size: 36" W x 57" L



American multi-colored clam-shell geometrical hooked rug. c. 1900.

Size: 27" H x 41" L



Framed "Heart in Hand" Embroidery probably from a Masonic / Oddfellows Lodge.  American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 7 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W


Lovely three cats hooked rug with big yellow "King" cat flanked by two recumbent cats.  American, Early 1900's.

Size: 26 1/2" H x 53" L



Small hooked rug with a cute Horse was in an advertisement in MAD ~ October 1983 by Steve Miller. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 19 1/2 H x 23 1/4 W


American iconic covered bridge, river and mountains hooked rug. Early 1900's.

Size: 32" H x 42" W

Dazzling colorful geometric hooked rug. American c. 1900.

Size: 28" H x 40" W


Rare whimsical whaling hooked rug ~ "There She Blows" ~ the cry sailors used while spotting whales depicting whales, ship, big red sun and the American Flag. American.

Size: 26 1/4" H x 40" W x 1 3/16" D


"A Safe Voyage". Important half-round hooked rug. American.

Size: 26" H x 40" W


Colorful needlework whimsy map of RHODE ISLAND dated 1931. American.

Size: 30" H x 34 1/4" W


Large hooked rug with recumbent lion inside an oval "scrambled" ground surrounded by rope & leafy greens. Signed J. H. C., '83. American.

Sizes: 30 1/2" H x 55" L


"WELCOME" half-round hooked rug with cozy cabin and pine trees. American, Early 19th Century

Size: 20" H x 38" W



Embroidered pen wipe in a circular frame. English c. 1790.

Size: 1 1/2" H x 6 1/2" D


WELCOME ~ half-round hooked rug depicting two cats playing with a ball. Mounted on wood for wall display. American c. 1900.

Size: 24" H x 36" W



"Champion" ~ Framed Needlepoint Picture of a prancing Horse. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 19 1/2" H x 20 3/4" W x 1" D



Framed American Flag silk embroidery in a period frame. Early 1900's.

Size: 16" H x 20" W



Whimsical pictorial folky hooked rug featuring two birds flanking the letter "P" with flowers & bows. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 21 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W



Signed "Homestead Hooked Rug" with intricate details (house, trees, etc.). Signed "RMH" & mounted on a stretcher for hanging. American, Dated 1930.

Size:24" H x 39" W


Large patriotic American hooked rug with the ship Rebecca. Mounted on a wooden frame. Early 1900's.

Size: 29" H x 43 1/2" L


Unusual charming Cat with red ball & bow hooked rug. American.

Size: 30" L x 22" D



Attractive & unusual Folk Art felt & woolwork basket of flowers. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 19" H x 22 1/2" W


Mounted on wood this Tree of Life / Liberty Tree WELCOME hooked rug. American.

Size: 22" H x 42 1/2" W


Small framed luscious embroidery of fruits & leaves in silk or twisted cotton. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 8 3/4" H x 8 3/4" W x 1/2" D



Unusual small framed graphic needlepoint embroidery.

Size: 8 3/4" H x 8 3/4" W x 1" D



Colorful bullseye pattern sheard woolie rug wall hanging. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 38" W (40" with wooden hanger) x 40" L


Folk Art Hooked Rug - Block design with ship's wheels, an anchor, a spinning wheel, and foliate and geometric motifs. Mounted on a later frame. Mid-20th Century.

Size: 24” H x 36” W


Adorable & colorful mounted cat hook rug. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 18" H x 36 3/4" W x 1 1/4" D


Folky primitive deer hooked rug with stars & moon. Mounted & ready for hanging. American, 20th Century.

Size: 27" H x 36" W



Woolie of a shepherd wearing "Joseph's Coat of Many Colors" holding a lamb. English c. 1850.

Size:  16" H x 18" W


Wonderful folksy colorful woolwork picture with large red house (castle / church) with birds and on the back reads - Cpl James Russell. English c. 1870.

Size: 22 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W

Tasteful free-style wool work (Woolie) of a "spray of flowers in a pot" between curtains on geometrical bases. English c. 1860.

Size: 24 1/2" H x 23" W



Intricate woolwork picture (woolie) of the historic Prudhoe Castle, Northumberland. (Embroidered at the left bottom & on the right "by C E Brown") featured in a M W Turner painting.

Size: 20" H x 28 1/2" L x 1/2" D


The Red Lion Inn. A woolwork picture by JP. Country inn scene with a gentleman rider on the bridge & another gentleman rider with his dog celebrating their arrival at the inn with a toast while swans float in a stream. English c. 1870.

Size: 19" H x 25" W




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