19th Century English Sampler
Small needlework sampler by Elizabeth Metcalf in cross-stitches and whole-stitches with wool threads on linen
Rows of alphabets, numbers and "Elizabeth Metcalf Wrought this Sampler in the (blank) Year of her age."
Meandering strawberry border
22.5 cm x 21.5 cm
Hole at right side
Elisabeth Metcalf lived at Pateley Bridge, Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England; she worked her sampler sometime in her youth, before her marriage late 1850’s
There is further information about Elizabeth Metcalf and her descendants, written by Ruth Walker of Ruth Walker Antique, Westmount, Quebec, Canada