Gallery of Antique Samplers
Sold by the Scarlet Letter

Listed below are antique samplers which have been previously sold by the Scarlet Letter. Although these antiques are no longer available for purchase, some of them have been reproduced. Please click on the name or photo of the antique to see more information about it including a link to the reproduction kit if one is available.

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A monochromatic German sampler that could have been stitched either in Germany, or by an immigrant Catholic German girl.

Hannah Brassington 1779

English sampler, framed in an antique wood frame with gilt slip and glass, mounted to conservator standards on acid free board with sealed chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on a linen ground in primarily in cross (gros and petit point) and satin stitches...

Rachel Briault

A rare bi-lingual Huguenot sampler featuring two full length figures and verse.

Ann Brightmore 1846

This is a large English sampler stitched with silk and wool on a linen canvas consisting of an elaborate four sided naturalistic floral border surrounding a verse and various plant and animal motifs, over a large building ("Solomon's Temple") flanked by an elegantly dressed gentleman on the left and a large pink lady holding a bouquet of flowers on the right. ...

Emily Jane Brook

This English sampler has been stitched on a linen canvas with wool threads, featuring naturalistic sprays of flowers, a large mansion house flanked by a farmer and his wife, a windmill on a hill, and two gorgeous enormous swans on either side of a miniature village scene.

Elizabeth Broomhead

At the age of ten years, Elizabeth Broomhead stitched this nearly pristine and colorful English sampler, which was never framed which accounts for its brilliant color and condition.

Mary Broughton

English sampler featuring Adam and Eve under the Tree of Life flanked by flying cherubs.

Sarah Brown 1834

This English sampler is a memorial to her deceased brother. It is framed in an old- possibly original- mahogany frame with gilt slip and glass. The sampler is stitched with silk on linen, entirely in cross stitch. It is packed with motifs including a cathedral a lion, stars, birds, fruit baskets, fir trees, hearts, a crown, flowers, insects, acorns and potted flowering plants including a bold and beautiful four sided undulating floral border...

Jean Budno

A classic Scottish sampler featuring the well known "mystery Mansion", this ambitious sampler also displays many other characteristic Scottish motifs including groups of family initials,and stacked evergreen trees with stags beneath them.

Janet Burnet 1830

This is a beautiful, colorful Scottish sampler stitched with a wonderful variety of stitches including satin, queen, eyelet, petit point, cross and back. A four sided arcaded floral border surrounds two alphabets, numerals and family initials in the upper register. ...

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