On offer for sale is a very attractive needlework sampler dated 1828. The overall condition is good with nice bright colors. Approximate dimensions 12 1/4 inches by 24 5/8 inches including the frame and 8 3/4 inches by 20 3/4 inches of the visible sampler. Signed and dated in needlework (Hester Salisbury aged 7 years 1828). Just imagine, this was done by a 7 year old 190 years ago. I can't find any excuses that have to be made for this piece, it's just lovely. Lots of detail work all over, please check out all of the images. Back in the day, young ladies of means were expected to learn fine needlework skills as part of their education, which is why they would produce a sampler such as this. Comes mounted in a modern frame, and is ready to be hung on the wall and admired for many more years to come. I can't imagine anyone could be disappointed with this sampler, but as with all vintage items such as this, you should always expect to see some normal signs of age such as fading and discoloration, after all, this piece is 190 years old. AIRMAIL DELIVERY INCLUDING PACKING TO ALL PARTS OF THE USA & PARTS OF CANADA WILL BE $35, & TO PARTS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND WILL BE $65. ITEMS USUALLY ARRIVE WITHIN JUST A FEW DAYS. This will be very well packaged in a custom made wooden box to ensure it's safe arrival. Payment can be with paypal from customers with CONFIRMED paypal accounts. Collection in person is not available, this item must be mailed to a verified address. Please email with any questions and thanks for looking in today.