ANTIQUE DARNING SAMPLER, circa 1780

Darning Sampler

This sampler, from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and cleaned and conserved by their staff, features six pattern darns surrounded by a four sided floral border stitched freehand with stem and satin stitches, including French knots, centering a floral cartouche stitched free hand on a very fine linen tiffany ground. Excellent color, condition can be seen from the photos,. 16" x 14".

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