Boxer Band circa 1650
17th Century Samplers
Origin and date: England, circa 1650
Linen count and finished size: 35 count, 8″x34″
Stitches: Double running, Montenegrin cross, trellis, and counted satin
Source: Private collection
Classic designs of the seventeenth century decorate this English sampler, including large roses, Boxers, Stuart S motifs, acorns, pomegranates, strawberries, daisies, oak leaves, diaper motifs, carnations, and grapes.
Silk Floss, Cotton Floss, Graph Only, Finished Model