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Sampler by Elizabeth Highwood. 1791.
Artist: Elizabeth Highwood 
Category: Rugs & Tapestries
Origin: England-UK
Era: 18th Century
Height: 42 cm. (including frame) inches
Width: 39 cm. (including frame) inches
Elizabeth Highwood. November 28. 1791.

A finely worked sampler in coloured silks on a wool ground with alphabets, numerals and a verse beginning - See how the li/lies flourish white and fair The eye is drawn to the lower section of the sampler which forms a striking image of striped and stepped hillocks with trees, birds and deer.

Original ebonised frame. (Not shown)

Framed Size. 16 1/2 inches x 151/2 inches. (42 cm. x 39 cm.)

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