Gallery of Antique Samplers
Sold by the Scarlet Letter

Listed below are antique samplers which have been previously sold by the Scarlet Letter. Although these antiques are no longer available for purchase, some of them have been reproduced. Please click on the name or photo of the antique to see more information about it including a link to the reproduction kit if one is available.

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Antonia Gonzalez

The unusual circling alphabets and brilliant satin stitching distinguish this sampler, probably made in the village of Brozas in Caceres. Extremadura, Spain.

Ann Goodson 1807

English pictorial sampler worked in fine silk on tammy cloth featuring Adam and Eve and the Tree of Life at the center, with bucolic country scenes below including a four storey mansion house, a gentleman farmer with his dog, fields with cows and sheep and a pond.

Elizabeth Graham 1820

Elizabeth Graham stitched her Pennsylvania Quaker sampler on homespun linen. and apparently the sampler was never framed but safely stored away.

Hester Ann Hagermon Dated 1837

Possibly from New York, and formerly in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Whitman sampler collection). The sampler is executed in cross stitch on linen, with a four-sided meandering floral border in shades of gold, red, brown, blue-green, ivory, black and dark red. A large naturalistic flower basket...

Harriot Hammond

Harriot Hammond, dated 1811, is an English Adam and Eve sampler. This wonderfully busy sampler is filled with many traditional and some quite unusual motifs

Barbara Hendarson

Another wonderful Scottish "mansion house" sampler, this piece begins with a beautiful stem and satin stitched freehand vine and ribbon upper border above a verse.

Elizabeth Hicks

This beautiful jewel toned English sampler was stitched on a very fine linen in vibrant shades of silk, using cross and co.unted thread satin stitches separating four verses

Eleanor Holmes

This antique sampler could be Welsh. It has been stitched on linen using silk and fine wool threads with a beautiful cut and drawn work outer border.

Mary Hood 1768

Brilliant original color, this antique sampler was professionally conserved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A four sided floral border surrounds a two story red brick mansion .

Ann How

English sampler worked with silk threads on finely woven tammy (wool) cloth with alphabets and pious verses over a lower register featuring a small flock of sheep, facing stags, and a brick cottage.

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