Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Large Framed Needlework - Winter Scene

In Folk Art > Samplers > Show & Tell.
Samplers41 of 41(Samplers) Four Different SayingsWhat is this called?
3
Love it
0
Like it

toolate2toolate2 loves this.
ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
katdaviskatdavis loves this.
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 years ago

    katdavis
    (8 items)

    I bought this a few years ago in Crestview, Florida. I was told it was from an estate sale. They store had four to begin with, one scene for each season, but this was the only one left. The back has an old piece of cardboard with two cancelled stamps. I would like to know more about it (if possible) and how much it might be worth. I think it is beautiful, but nobody else seems to appreciate it.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Samplers
    See all
    Big Early Antique Hand Stitched Sampler Needlework House Alphabet AAFA Textile
    Big Early Antique Hand Stitched Sam...
    $74
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY HOUSE, MOTIF & QUOTATION SAMPLER BY MARY JONES AGED 12 - 1837
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY HOUSE, MOTIF & Q...
    $161
    1770 SAMPLER INNOCENT SHAW  VERY EARLY SAMPLER
    1770 SAMPLER INNOCENT SHAW VERY EA...
    $155
    MID 18TH CENTURY NETHERLANDS MOTIF & ALPHABET SAMPLER BY JOHANNA CROESER - 1753
    MID 18TH CENTURY NETHERLANDS MOTIF ...
    $116
    logo
    Big Early Antique Hand Stitched Sampler Needlework House Alphabet AAFA Textile
    Big Early Antique Hand Stitched Sam...
    $74
    See all

    Comments

    1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 10 years ago
      This is a tourist piece done in silk Embroidery. Around mid 20th century. Stamps may have cancelation date? Around 25.00 = 35.00 You can Google "Japanese Silk Embroidery" and look at shopping section to see a few. Dave
    2. katdavis, 10 years ago
      I Googled "Japanese Silk Embroidery" as you suggested, but I couldn't find anything comparable. This thread is thicker and rough, like a yarn. Here is some more info. The backing is a cutout from a box imprinted with Dermer, LTD, 631 West 50th Street, New York 19, NY. The two stamps have no cancellation date, but are both stamped with Atlanta, GA (horizontally). One stamp has an extra vertical cancellation mark that looks like it might say, "SR, AP, 50." It would be much easier if I could add more pictures to this page!
    3. jojomang jojomang, 10 years ago
      katdavis - you can add up to 4 photos on this page!
    4. katdavis, 10 years ago
      Just posted three additional photos. Thanks jojomang!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.