Antique samplers

Explore a collection of exquisite antique samplers that showcase the artistry and craftsmanship of the past. Find inspiration to add a touch of history to your home decor.
Vintage Samplers, Made By Mary, Modern Color Schemes, Antiques Roadshow, Antique Samplers, Love Stitch, Vintage Cross Stitches, Cross Stitch Samplers, Age 10

Today, needlepoint samplers that were done by students – many of them age 10 and under – at Mary Balch’s School can fetch over $100,000 at Sotheby’s auctions; they fill Pinterest pages and have had starring roles on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. At its heyday, the school – founded by Mary’s mother, Sarah, in the 1780s after the family left Newport when the city was under siege during the Revolution – had over 100 students, many of them boarders, and was one of New England’s best known and…

Teresa Cline Janjanin
Needlework Shops, Antique Samplers, Hand Dyed Fabric, Chart Design, Red Barn, Stitching Art, Cross Stitch Art, Cross Stitch Chart, Enchanted Forest

This listing is for the Needlework Marketplace 2023 NEW release - The Scarlett House - “Sarah Barnes” chart/Ready to ship In stock and ready to ship. Design information: Antique sampler adaptation Stitch count: 191 x 82 Fabric: 36ct. Old Stationary linen from Seraphim Threads: CC Belle Soie. DMC conversions are included on all charts. RETURNS: We cannot accept returns on printed needlework designs or kits due to Copyright laws. Please check other Nashville releases -

Lena Kelmberg
18th Century American - Scarlet Letter Regional, Embroidery Samplers, Vintage Samplers, Cross Stitch Sampler Patterns, Scarlet Letter, The Scarlet Letter, Antique Samplers, Embroidery Sampler, Needlework Patterns

18th Century American Samplers In America, many distinct regional styles of sampler making evolved in the eighteenth century, molded by a combination of social, political, aesthetic and cultural influences. English work of this century tended to be more technically correct, precise and polished. American schoolmistresses, perhaps more tolerant of their students’ flights of fancy, and…

Barbara Jackson