Mary Oram Reproduction Sampler Mary Oram Original Sampler

The finely stitched antique sampler from which we reproduced this was probably made in England around 1820. It features a verse commonly stitched on early 19th century samplers, both in England and America. Depicted in the lower register is a scene with a church atop a hill (with a gigantic pterodactyl on the roof), and a brick cottage with a fenced garden. (An interesting historic agricultural aside: at that time, livestock were generally left free to roam, hence the necessity to fence in the vegetable, herb, and f lower gardens, to keep hungry beasts out.)

Origin and date: English 1820
Rated: Beginning/intermediate
Linen count and finished size: 35 count, 13-1/2"x16"
Stitches: Cross and counted satin

Kit with cotton floss: $50.00
Kit with silk floss: $99.00
Graph only: $10.00
Finished Model: $795.00