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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Christy Clark 1809

Very finely stitched English sampler with the theme of the four seasons.

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Elizabeth Cox, dated 1838 An English sampler

This beautifully preserved sampler retains its original, intense color, and exhibits a wide variety of stitches in its rendering of floral sprays and a bucolic scene, complete with a thatched cottage with mullioned windows, a garden folly, and fields of ripened grain. There is some minor wear to the background, but it has been professionally remounted, cleaned, and stabilized...

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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.

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Martha Denby

This is a very unusual English sampler, extremely finely worked, but with considerable losses.

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Mary Ann Drought

This is a very unusual Irish sampler signed "Mary Ann Drought Droughtville Forest 1807".

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Elizabeth Dunn

Possibly Scottish, this adorable little sampler in very good condition features the phrase FEAR GOD, worked in eyelet stitch as its main focal point.

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Two Dutch Schoolgirl Samplers

Two Dutch Schoolgirl Samplers "Mama and Papa" and "AMH FHB TNH",

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Barbara Eddie

A Scottish sampler stitched with wool threads on hand woven wool cloth, consisting of a series of alphabets, numerals and family initials.

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Elizabeth Eyles

Probably English, this sampler features a "geode" bird (distinctive style seen on samplers made in England,

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Elizabeth Forfitt 1749

Very finely stitched English sampler with alphabets and three verses at the top, with a scene featuring a large and elaborately detailed flower flanked by two enormous butterflies, within a four sided floral and Greek key border.

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