Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Not Napkins! Rescue Needed!

Lot 246 for sale on 19th July 2014 at Wessex Auction Rooms is described - Pair of Sampler Napkins (sic!) embroidered with the alphabet and numbers dated 1898 plus another similar dated 1890 and another needlework with initials dated 1905. These are not napkins but magnificent samplers and with an estimate of £20 - £40 these treasures need rescue to keep them safe from gravy, marmalade and custard drips.

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