Mary Ann Thompson (b.c.1822)
Board, Glass, Linen, Silk, Wood
340 x 305 mmOrder this image
Tintagel, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at
As part of their training and education, young women in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were required to embroider samplers; this is just one of many examples at the Old Post Office.
A framed sampler by Mary Ann Thompson, aged 12, 1834, of a house with four windows and a door, with trees and birds in cross stitch and satin stitch in silk on cream linen background. In gilt frame.
Marks and inscriptions
Mary Ann Thompson/ Aged 12 1834
Makers and roles
Mary Ann Thompson (b.c.1822), artist