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Rebecca Campbell 1846
Added to Antiques on 04-21-2020
A rare Irish sampler, stitched on linen with silk and wool threads.

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Elizabeth Eaton 1712
Added to Antiques on 04-16-2020
Created in 1712 with bold primary colors suggestive of Scottish embroideries, in silk and wool threads on a linen ground, using cross, eyelet, rice, queen, herringbone and double running stitches.

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Mary Lee 1786
Added to Antiques on 04-16-2020
Mary Lee at the age of fourteen stitched this fine band sampler with a good assortment of flowers, birds, swans, squirrels and other traditional motifs.

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Continental Sampler 1744
Added to Samplers on 04-13-2020
Origin and date: France or Belgium 31 Mars (March in French) 1744
Linen count/finished size: 32 count, 12"x14"
Stitches: cross, petit point, queen, and eyelet, 32 and 24 "arms."


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Mary Ann Chamberlin
Added to Samplers on 03-17-2020
18th century English sampler features the Lord's Prayer in the upper half surrounded by flying cherubs, carnation "trees", dogs, rabbits and birds, in a bold palette of strong primary colors.

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Jane Dale
Added to Samplers on 03-17-2020
Jane Dale has stitched a testament to her love of cats (as well as a parrot, a cockatoo, a dog and a deer). Inspired by the naturalistic embroidery style of Berlin work, the motifs are gently and subtly shaded.

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Elizabeth Taylor
Added to Antiques on 03-10-2020
An "Adam and Eve" sampler, probably English, with a four sided berry border surrounding various pictorial elements, most prominently an enormous white cat and a grand house atop a groomed lawn, flanked by an enormous white sheep on the left and a brown horned cow on the right.

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Mary Sherwood
Added to Antiques on 03-09-2020
This museum quality sampler was made with an enormous variety of minute stitches and retains its original vivid color on both the front and the back.

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MP Aged 13
Added to Antiques on 03-09-2020
Early English band sampler executed in a variety of stitches including double running, counted satin, cross, eyelet, montenegrin, diagonal cross and rice.

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Mary Brown
Added to Antiques on 03-09-2020
A Scottish sampler executed with wool and silk on linen, featuring many traditional Scottish needlework motifs including an arcaded pansy band across the top, illuminated letters, family initials, peacocks, "stacked" trees, and a fine stone mansion house.

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Elizabeth Cheetham
Added to Samplers on 01-22-2020
This is a pleasantly quirky, colorful sampler likely stitched in the north of England judging by some of the Scottish influences in the design.

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Agnes Clark
Added to Antiques on 01-21-2020
Probably Scottish sampler on a loosely woven homespun linen with a four sided floral border and two rows of alphabets and numerals.

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IB RB HB
Added to Antiques on 01-20-2020
Early nineteenth century Scottish sampler featuring several unusual horizontal pattern bands derived from much earlier Scottish samplers.

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Margarat Mure
Added to Antiques on 01-17-2020
Very finely stitched Scottish sampler featuring the traditional mansion house seen on so many Scottish samplers of this period, with an extensive garden and stone walls.

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Ann Jones
Added to Samplers on 01-11-2020


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Elizabeth Alford
Added to Antiques on 12-22-2019
Very fine English sampler with a large central motif of elaborately cross stitched roses, with pious verses on either side. Adam and Eve are stitched at the top with cherubs flying above them.

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Mary Holtby
Added to Antiques on 11-22-2019
This is an English sampler depicting "Joseph and Mary's Flight into Egypt" in the lower register. Joseph with a red beard carries a lantern and leads a donkey bearing Mary.

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Janet Nicoll
Added to Antiques on 11-22-2019
Very finely stitched sampler, either Scottish or English, with a very unusual horizontal band of boxers across the top as well as stylized lions and 17th century type motifs, executed in counted satin and double running stitch: quite an anomaly.

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Man Dogs and Deer
Added to Samplers on 10-27-2019


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A Couple in an Exotic Landscape
Added to Samplers on 10-27-2019


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The Educated Stitch
Added to Books on 10-27-2019


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Elizabeth Cheetham
Added to Antiques on 10-08-2019
A wonderful sampler, possibly stitched in the north of England (see Scottish influences), with silk and fine wool on tammy cloth, using cross and counted satin stitches.

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Charlotte Penston
Added to Antiques on 10-08-2019
Very finely stitched English sampler with a four sided floral border, with six pious verses, a lovely horizontal arcaded floral band, above a large basket full of colorful flowers surrounded by ten flying birds and beautifully undulating leafy trees.