PROCTOR, Emma Angelina. ~ [Embroidered sampler British Isles] February 27 1878.
Wool on linen (c. 430 x 480 mm). Recently mounted, framed and glazed.
A delightful woolwork sampler made by Emma Angelina Proctor at the the age of 11, with a single alphabet and numerous decorative animals, birds, flowers and ornaments. Needlework samplers remain one of the most widespread manifestations of the teaching and learning of basic literacy among girls and young women