Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D’Urbervilles Provenance

Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance

Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance
An very interesting English, Early 19th Century, William IV, Adam & Eve, alphabet and verse needlework sampler, worked by a young girl named Eliza Bearn aged 10 years and dated August 1st 1832. Historical Provenance / Influence According to the previous owner, this Eliza Bearn was the same Eliza Bearn whose tumultuous life inspired Thomas Hardy to write his famous novel’Tess Of The D’Urvervilles’. A brief history of Eliza is attached. Please refer to last two photographs. The Serpent, Adam and Eve. And Eve said until the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the gardens: But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest you die. And the serpent said unto the woman, You shall not surely die. Sewn with a variety of stitches and motifs to include: birds, crowns, flowers, buildings and a central Adam and Eve by the Tree of Life with a serpent coiled around the trunk. All set within a meandering floral border. Approximate dimensions (Including frame) :- H:32cm x W:42cm. Condition : Small losses to upper and lower right corners, and along bottom edge to lower left corner. Losses to edge at 10 o’clock. All central areas appear good. Some light and consistent fading and discolouration all over. Housed in a modern frame. Please refer to photographs. A striking and interesting example. Overseas via UPS International Expediated Service. Trackable and fully insured. Any questions please ask. The item “Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D’Urbervilles Provenance” is in sale since Wednesday, September 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Samplers”. The seller is “shamrock1921″ and is located in Ipswich. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type/ Features: Embroidery
  • Product: Samplers
  • Material: Linen
  • Style/ Origin: William IV
  • Colour: Multi-Coloured

Early Victorian English Sampler Eliza Bearn 1832 Tess D'Urbervilles Provenance