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Long vertical sampler with horizontal bands of geometric pattern in blue, green, yellow, red and pink on a natural ground. Trimmed with two tassels at bottom.    This sampler is medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation technique: embroidered in cross, long armed cross, back, and double running stitches on plain weave foundation. Its dimensions are: H x W: 95.3 x 41.9 cm (37 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.).    This sampler is from Spain and dated "19th century".

Long vertical sampler with horizontal bands of geometric pattern in blue, green, yellow, red and pink on a natural ground. Trimmed with two tassels at bottom.

Mexican Sampler ~ circa 1785 ~ Textiles; embroidery ~ Linen plain weave with silk and metallic thread embroidery, drawn work, needle lace, and sequins ~ LACMA Collections ~ This eighteenth century Spanish colonial example illustrates the common format that consisted of a long narrow strip of linen or cotton decorated with horizontal border patterns that divided the sampler into quadrants filled with random motifs.

Mexico, circa Linen plain weave with silk and metallic thread embroidery, drawn work, needle lace, and sequins

Spot sampler, mid-17th century English Linen canvas worked with silk and metal thread; stitches include tent, cross, back, plaited braid, detached buttonhole, knots, and laidwork 21 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (55.2 x 27 cm)

Spot sampler, century English Linen canvas worked with silk and metal thread; stitches include tent, cross, back, plaited braid.

English Sampler ~ 1600-50 ~ silk and metal-wrapped silk-core embroidery, linen foundation ~ embroidered in back, tent, rococo, eyelet, chain, cross, long-armed cross, romanian, stem, twisted chain, and plaited braid stitches on plain weave foundation. Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe ~ Cooper Hewitt Museum

Sampler (England), silk and metal-wrapped silk-core embroidery, linen foundation; Bequest of Mrs. Henry E.

Witney Antiques: furniture, clocks, needlework, embroideries and samplers.

Fine Antique furniture, clocks, needlework, early English embroideries and the largest selection of century antique darning samplers in the UK.

Embroidered Genealogy Sampler  Sophia Dyer (born 1805)  Date: 1819  Geography: New England, Portland, Maine, United States  Culture: American  Medium: Embroidered silk on linen  Dimensions: 25 x 21 1/2 in. (63.5 x 54.6 cm)  Classification: Textiles Credit Line: Gift of Barbara Schiff Sinauer, 1984  Accession Number: 1984.331.3  Metropolitan Museum of Art

In the Swan's Shadow - Embroidered Genealogy Sampler Sophia Dyer (born Date: 1819 Geography: New England, Portland, Maine, United States Culture: American Medium: Embroidered silk on linen

German, first half of 18th century probably Nuremberg, Germany

heaveninawildflower: “Needlework sampler (first half century). White linen worked with coloured silks. Textiles Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.

Handkerchief  Convent of Notre Dame de Visitation     Date:    ca. 1865  Culture:     Belgian, Ghent  Medium:     Cotton, bobbin lace  Dimensions:   16 7/8 inches square (42.9 cm)  Classification:    Textiles-Laces  Credit Line:      Gift of The Needle and Bobbin Club, 1924

Handkerchief Convent of Notre Dame de Visitation Date: ca. 1865 Culture: Belgian, Ghent Medium: Cotton, bobbin lace Dimensions: 16 inches square cm) Classification: Textiles-Laces Credit Line: Gift of The Needle and Bobbin Club, 1924

Silk Embroidered Spot Sampler German 1677

Linen Sampler Worked in Colored Silks, Initialled "MSM" German, dated 1677 From their first appearance in Germany in the early sixteenth century, pattern books were an important design source for needlework

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