Sold! Historic Embroideries Sold at Auction

10th December 2021

Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of owning a historic sampler or embroidery? Well, unfortunately your chance to secure a piece of an incredible collection has just passed as the contents of an Elizabethan country house, including an amazing embroidery collection, have just been sold for more than £1 million.

L – Upper Slaughter Manor | R – George III needlework pictorial sampler (source)

All of the furnishings of Upper Slaughter Manor in the Cotswolds in England recently went up for sale. The needlework collection, which, by the looks of things was truly magnificent, sold for almost £300,000.

300 samplers and textile embroideries were a part of the 900 lot auction (source)

We’re sure that whoever purchased some of these beautiful samplers and the other embroidered pieces will take exquisite care of them. It is good to know that embroideries such as these continue to give pleasure to stitchers and collectors alike.

You can read more about the auction from Woolley & Wallis HERE and even view the collection as it appeared in the manor HERE.

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