Mary Ann Thompson (b.c.1822)
Board, Glass, Linen, Silk, Wood
340 x 305 mmOrder this image
Tintagel, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
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