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Italy    Border Showing "Joseph's Adventures", late 16th/early 17th century    Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in back and long-armed cross stitches  276 x 44.2 cm (10 7/8 x 17 3/8 in.)

Italy Border Showing "Joseph's Adventures", late century Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in back and long-armed cross stitches 276 x cm x 17 in.

Ann Grimshaw 1818 - An Ackworth Quaker School sampler from the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Ann Grimshaw - I have this in my stash, and want to stitch it for my Quaker wall (which is yet to materialize)

A Few Hoots - Owl cross stitch pattern designed by Ursula Michael. Category: Sayings.

A Few Hoots

For those of us who love xkcd - portion of cross stitch version of  "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel"!!

XKCD Loves the Discovery Channel Cross Stitch <---- I think I'd make the 'River Tam beats everyone up'

Altar frontal      Place of origin:      England, Great Britain (possibly, made)     Flanders (historical region) (possibly, made)     Date:      1586-1588 (made)     Artist/Maker:      Unknown (production)     Materials and Techniques:      Embroidered linen canvas with wool, linen and silk, lined with linen

Altar frontal

Embroidered altar frontal of linen canvas embroidered with wool, linen and silk in long-armed cross stitch. The stitches are worked both horizontally and vertically to suit the pattern.

Embroidered Panel  England, Elizabethan period, late sixteenth century  Hand embroidered with coloured silks on linen  11in x 23in   28cm x 59cm...from http://www.fransesexhibition.com/

Embroidered Panel England, Elizabethan period, late sixteenth century Hand embroidered with coloured silks on linen x x www.

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