MARY HURST - 1661
From the FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM. A queen, a princess, a boxer with a bishop's crosier, and three boxers bearing acorns are featured on this fine English band sampler. The clothing on the nobles is enhanced with silver metallic bullion. The sampler begins with a section of whitework, and contains lovely arcaded pattern bands featuring roses, acorns, honeysuckle, pomegranate, pansies and daisies.
Origin and date: England, 1661
Linen count and finished size: Our exclusive hand-dyed 35 count, 6-3/4"x32-1/2"
Stitches: Counted satin, cross, Montenegrin cross, buttonhole filling, double running, Croatian flat, queen, and rice
Source: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England
Kit with cotton floss: $85.00
Kit with silk floss: $145.00
Graph only: $25.00
Finished Model: $1200.00