JANE OGLE 1700
ELIZABETH NORRIS 1730
TWO BAND SAMPLERS OF LETTERS

Elizabeth Norris Reproduction Sampler

Finely worked lettered samplers of the early 18th century, with essentially the lettering alone as the main element of design, evolved from the band samplers of the 17th century, and reflected on the increasing importance of literacy and education in the lives of young women.

Origin and date: English, Jane Ogle 1700, Elizabeth Norris 1730
Rated: Beginning
Linen count and finished size: Ogle, 40 count, 10"x19"; Norris, 40 count 10"x18-1/4"
Stitches: Cross, eyelet, closed herringbone, Montenegrin cross, counted satin, back, and double running.
Source: From the collection of The Scarlet Letter

Kit with cotton floss: (both samplers) $62.00
Kit with silk floss: (both samplers) $94.00
Graph only: (both samplers) $12.00

 
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