Esther Goodall

Probably English sampler stitched on lossely woven linen with a four sided berry border, featuring windmills, human figures, insects, tulips and birds. The verse:

Dear Mother I am young and cannot shew
Such work as I unto your goodness owe
Be pleased to smile at this my small endeavour
I'll strive to learn and to be obedient ever

Stitches used are cross, queen, stem and eyelet. Good color and condition, unframed, 21" x 20".