Antique cross stitch embroidery Honour by E Terrett dated 1849.
Embroidered verse entitled "Honour" as follows:
"Honour thy Father with thy whole heart, and forget not the sorrows of thy Mother, how canst thou recompense them for the things that they have done for thee. Be grateful to thy Father for he gave thee life and to thy Mother for she sustained thee then will their hoary heads go to the grave in peace."
By Eliza Terrett, 1849.
Size: 21.5 x 15.25 inches. Weight: 350g (allow 1.5 kg once packed).
Delicate condition, some damage on reverse, tatty corners, and a tear on "Eliza".
Nevertheless, a beautiful piece of embroidery; lovely hues.