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Sampler (2083)

marking | linen ground ~ cream ~ loose weave | silk thread ~ light green ~ pink ~ black | cross stitch | herringbone stitch | hemmed

Marking sampler, silk thread on linen ground. Two upper case alphabets: Roman, taking two lines, the first line half in green and half in (faded) red; then Italic alphabet all in black. Lastly, a lower case Roman alphabet a-v on one line. Last line has maker's name and age. A green zig-zag is at the top of the sampler before the alphabets. First two dividing lines are pale green; additional dividing line on second line in red in herringbone stitch; the remainder are plain cross-stitch lines in black. A border of a single row of pale green cross stitch outlines th ...
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8.5 x 10.5in
Image and text: DAR Museum, 2023

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DAR Museum
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