Phoebe Abbott,

Phoebe Abbott,

Bishopsbourne School,
Kent, England, 1831

Mouse over image to enlarge

sampler size: 8” x 11¾” • framed size: 11¾” x 15½” • price: $1900

This appealing white on white marking sampler was stitched by Phoebe Abbott in May 1831, at Bishopsbourne School, as she so notes. Bishopsbourne is a small village in the Nailbourne Valley of Kent, England, about four miles from Canterbury. Phoebe worked an uppercase alphabet, lowercase alphabet and sequence of numbers, all in whitework, a more difficult type of needlework than standard polychrome work.

Worked in linen on linen, Phoebe’s sampler is in excellent condition and is conservation mounted in a period bird’s eye maple frame with a gilt liner.

contact us

You may contact us by phone (215.627.7797) or email (mailbox@finkelantiques.com) or complete our quick form and we will respond promptly.
If by some chance you do not hear back from us within 24 hours after submitting your message, please get in touch
as it means we didn't receive your inquiry. Thank you.

Refresh Type the characters you see in this picture. Type the characters you see in the picture; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.  Switch to audio verification.