16th Aug, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST

Fashion, Costume and Textiles


19th Century Bristol Orphanage Sampler Worked by Emily, in cross-stitch in pale blue and cream silk threads, with alphabet to the upper half incorporating five differing fonts, seven further rows of floral and geometric designs, other motifs include vases of flowers, crown, duck, anchor, corner designs, intialled to the right side 'AH RG HS' 20cm by 25cm, mounted and in a modern frame 28.5cm by 33cm

£1,500 - £2,500

Buyer's premium: 24.00%

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Auction: Fashion, Costume and Textiles, 16th Aug, 2024


Tuesday 13th August - Wednesday 14th August 10am-4pm, Thursday 15th August 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 7.30am

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