Antique Samplers

Mary Ann Chamberlin

Beautiful English sampler featuring the Lord’s Prayer over Adam and Eve in the garden, surrounded by oversized flowers and trees, as well as numerous birds and animals including a peacock, squirrel, stag, cow, and several dogs. Flying cherubs in the sky carry cartouches with crowns. The four sides floral border is delicately stitched in pastels.…

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Mary Stoppard

In the 19th century, one of the most important parts of the school curriculum for young girls was the mastering of sewing and darning skills, as they were expected to be able to make and repair clothing. Each school taught a slightly different skill set but they were all, basically, being able to create many…

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Continental Sampler

Three horizontal rows of alphabets and numerals are stitched above a vibrant lower register featuring potted flowers, crowns, initials, and intricate geometric spot motifs, finely executed on linen with silk.

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Ann Golding

This sampler is in nearly perfect condition, meticulously executed in cross stitch and petit point. It features an elaborate four sided floral border of roses and violet. The upper register includes butterflies and birds, centering a magnificent peacock. Below that are potted plants centering a basket of flowers. The lower register depicts an elaborate rambling…

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Ann Wainwright 1838

English sampler with a large church and rectory/stone house at the top, with a six line verse beneath. There is a charming four sided floral border and various spot motifs stitched about including cherubs in the sky, butterflies, flowers and trees. Color and condition very good, minor fading, stitched entirely in cross stitch. 21″ x…

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