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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



Coat of Arms needlepoint housed in a nicely carved rope frame. English, Late 19th Century.

Size:  19" H x 19" 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



Interesting and rare armorial sampler by Parthenia Tunstalls with an imaginary "coat of arms" possibly to enhance her family tree. English, Dated 1812.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 15" L


Whimsical bird scene textile with raised wool quilling. American, Early-Mid 1900's

Size; 20" H x 43" W



Whimsical bird scene textile with raised wool quilling. American, Early-Mid 1900's

Size: 18" H x 36 1/2" L



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


American Flag needlework with 46 star flag used from Dec 1907 to Jan 1912. Introduced when Oklahoma joined the United States. ~ Long May It Wave. c. 1912.

Size: 21 1/2" H x 21 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



Interesting sailor's woolwork embroidered Canvas / Leather Belt / Sachet with hearts, anchors, flags, crown & compass star.  English c. 1910.

Size: 37" L x 4 1/2" W



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

Size: 32" H x 42" W



Early miniature sampler "Innocence" by Mary Seymour dated 1816

"Hail Innocence celestrial maid / What joys they blushing charms reveal sweet as arbour's cooling shade / And milder than the vernal gale". English, Dated.

Size: 9" H x 7 1/4" 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

Leaping stag hooked rug on a later stretcher. American.

Size: 30" H x 42 1/2" 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



Silk work picture of a 36-star American Flag in a period frame - Became the official US Flag on 4 July 1865. American c. 1865

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



"Homestead Hooked Rug" The white house with fence and trees in the yard with hilly background and brown edge, the bottom edge initialed "RMH," mounted 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


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

Size: 22" H x 42 1/2" 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


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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