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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework

Scottish Sampler by Agnes Bogle from Stephen and Carol Huber

Agnes Bogle
House Band Sampler
Scottish 1820

This highly developed house sampler is inscribed: "Agnes Bogle Aged 13". She was born in 1807 in Gorbals, Lanark Scotland to William Bogle and his wife Janet Yuill. Agnes was the oldest child of a very large family and at age 13 in 1820 she stitched this sampler that includes her own and her siblings' initials. She included the verse: "STRENGTH AND HONOR ARE HER CLOTHING AND SHE SHALL REJOICE IN TIME TO COME".

The condition is excellent, no stains, no holes, and vivid colors.

Silk on unbleached linen; 17" x 8 ½" unframed.

(860) 388-6809


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