SAMPLERS, silk on linen (each), two charming marking examples of diminutive scale, one with alphabet and the other with numerals over the inscription "Hands Should Not Be Idle". Housed together under glass in a 19th-century giltwood frame. Second quarter 19th century. Each 17/8" x 2 1/2" object, 10" x 8 1/2" OA. <BR><I>Both in good condition with minor fading to stitches and some toning to ground. Frame with minor edge wear. Not examined out of frame.</I><BR> Provenance: Property from the p...