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M. Rees
Added to Samplers on 06-09-2017


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Saxon Alphabet Sampler
Added to Samplers on 06-09-2017


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M. Rees
Added to Antiques on 06-01-2017
This elaborate sampler featuring a fearsome tiger, a plantation house covered in trellises and tropical vines, a peacock, a pea hen, rooster and butterflies, was probably stitched in Africa or India by a British girl.

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Elizabeth Hicks
Added to Antiques on 05-22-2017
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

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Darning Sampler
Added to Antiques on 05-08-2017
This sampler, from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and cleaned and conserved by their staff, features six pattern darns surrounded by a four sided floral border stitched freehand.

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Fanny Peachey
Added to Antiques on 05-08-2017
It features a four sided floral border, with Adam and Eve as the focal point alongside a tree of life with a realistic raised work serpent climbing the tree.

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Unsigned Pictorial Sampler
Added to Antiques on 05-08-2017
This is probably the upper half of what was once a magnificent sampler stitched on fine tiffany cloth with silk flosses.

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Susana How Whitchurch
Added to Antiques on 05-08-2017
This lovely little sampler comes from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has been cleaned and conserved by their staff.

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Whitework Band Sampler
Added to Antiques on 05-08-2017
It is in excellent condition apart from four small dark spots clearly visible in the photos, and was de-accessioned from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Elizabeth Hicks
Added to Samplers on 05-07-2017


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Esther Charlton
Added to Samplers on 04-15-2017


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Palla
Added to Samplers on 04-10-2017


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Moses in the Bulrushes
Added to Samplers on 04-08-2017


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Rose Shenamon Mitchell
Added to Samplers on 03-17-2017


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Mary Green
Added to Antiques on 12-10-2016
Mary Green made this sampler at Mrs Lear's school in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, demonstrating a high level of skill using cross, satin, stem, petit point, queen, straight and back stitches for a variety of unusual motifs including two enormous birds flanking a Solomon's Temple, and a sailing ship.

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Rebekah Hacker
Added to Samplers on 12-02-2016


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SB
Added to Samplers on 11-30-2016


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Eunice Birchard
Added to Samplers on 11-28-2016
Origin and date: New England, 1798
Rated: Beginning
Linen count and finished size: 30 count, 8-1/2" square
Stitches: Cross and rice
Source: Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

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Mary Stoppard
Added to Antiques on 10-06-2016
In the 19th century, one of the most important parts of the school curriculum for young girls was the mastering of sewing and darning skills, as they were expected to be able to make and repair clothing.

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Catherine Buchanan
Added to Samplers on 09-25-2016


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Ann Fleming
Added to Samplers on 09-25-2016


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Ann Golding
Added to Antiques on 09-25-2016
This sampler is in nearly perfect condition, meticulously executed in cross stitch and petit point.