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  • Sampler (England), early 19th century

    Cotton embroidered with silk in showing design of a delicate ribbon-tied spray of flowers including an iris, daffodil and thorny stem of roses.

  • Sampler (Mexico), 1744

    Rectangle of rather heavy cream linen, worked in linen in rows of many embroidery stitches, drawnwork. and a few bands of floral designs. At the top right, the initials AMG…

  • Sampler (Germany), 19th century

    Gothic alphabet, Maltese cross, and the initials FL embroidered in red on a white ground.

  • Sampler (Mexico), early 19th century

    Oblong sampler of cream linen embroidered in colored silks in various detached motifs: angel, flowers, a shepherd with lamb, house, birds and other animals, and a floral border. On the…

  • Sampler (Austria), ca. 1900

    Narrow knitting sampler showing bands of different patterns.

  • Sampler (Mexico), early 19th century

    Oblong panel of unbleached linen worked in white linen and colored silks probably as a sampler. At top parts of vine design worked in white; at bottom borders of flowers…

  • Sampler (USA), early 19th century

    Bands of alphabets and numerals separated by simple cross borders, with the inscription Maria Atwater. The lower band is unfinished. Embroidered in light blue, grey-green, pale yellow, and brownish-black.

  • Sampler (Mexico), 1800–1850

    Isolated flowering plants and insects embroidered in multicolored silk and a variety of metallic yarns filling a rectangle of ivory silk. In the center is a naturalistic rose surrounded by…

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