Margaret Gamble 1820

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Origin and date: Scottish 1820
Rated: Intermediate
Linen count and finished size: 25-count, unbleached, 17″x19-1/2″
Stitches: Cross, counted thread, freehand satin, stem, and upright Gobelin stitches
Source: Private collection

SKU: samp-310 Category: Tags: ,


The mansion depicted on this formal Scottish sampler appears on many other Scottish samplers, but has never been identified. Other typical Scottish motifs – the peacocks, initials of both parents, illumination of letters by double running stitch, and rabbits – appear on this lovely piece.

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