Sampler with two scenes, a verse and inscription, and a stylized acorn border on four sides. The upper scene shows a house, another small building with a fence, a large branching tree and a smaller fruit tree, with birds. A single alphabet and set of numerals at the very top. The lower register shows three green trees side by side, with smaller trees in the spaces between. The two scenes are separated by the following lines: Fragrant the rose is but it fades in time the violet sweet but…
1700s British Scottish Sampler, Margaret Valentine of Montrose, SHIP Mermaid Dog
Early 19th Century Sampler by Mary Hodgson 1827 | eBay
Susanna Gillies Smith - Scotland - 1832. Aged 11. Silk on wool: cross, satin, eyelet, stem, four-sided, back, double-running, split and fishbone stitches. Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Sampler
Embroidered sampler, 1721 by Anne Chase Silk on wool
Jane Atkinson late 1700's. This sampler was reproduced by The Scarlet Letter (I've got this chart in my personal stash.) This sampler is lush and balanced, and there's a lot to look at.
WROUGHT BY JANE ELLIS, 1819. Is this available as a pattern?
Mexican Sampler ~ mid–late 19th century ~ wool embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation ~ inscrbed 'recuerdo' ~ Cooper Hewitt Museum
Unbleached plain weave linen sampler embroidered with silk. Inscribed “Ann Wing is my Name and New England is my Nation, Boston is my Dwelling Place and Christ is my Salvation. When I am dead and all my bones are rotten, When this you see Remember me and never let me be Forgotten.”; “A. W. wrought this Aged thirteen 1739.” Below this “One did commend me to a Wife both Fair and Young, That had French, Spanish and Italian tongue. I thanked him kindly and told him I loved none such, For I…