Dutch embroidery sampler by Aagie Jans-1732-1733. Aagie’s sampler is from the island of Marken in the Netherlands. It is typical of samplers made here in the way all the motifs are stitched using different colours in a stripe pattern. The horses with female riders on them are a common feature on Marken samplers as are the geometric motifs and the numerous bands.  Embroidery kit for sale $134 silk, $193 DMC.  Chart only $33.

Dutch embroidery sampler by Aagie Aagie’s sampler is from the…

This incredible needlework picture worked by an unknown young lady portrays the love story of Rachel and Jacob. 1772

Besides some really cute sheep, and a sweet little berry tree in the background, this sampler has the neatest tree with multi-colored leaves in the background.

A 19th Century German Biedermeier Sampler Dated 1822 ~ DEA PICTURE LIBRARY

A 19th Century German Biedermeier Sampler Dated 1822 ~ DEA PICTURE LIBRARY

Sampler, Probably Susanna Lightfoot, American, 1783 - 1826. Made at Westtown School, founded 1799.

Sampler, Probably Susanna Lightfoot, American, 1783 - Made at Westtown School, founded Linen Plain Weave with Silk. Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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