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Wonderful whitework sampler by Jeanny Cobben that features 49 different techniques including hardanger, hedebo and Schwälm. She stitched this piece on 36 count Edinburgh linen.

Part of an unfinished white work sampler. Bands of pattern: open work followed by solid all white. At bottom alphabet in red and green.    This sampler is medium: silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation technique: embroidered in long armed cross, satin, overcasting variation, and withdrawn elements with needlemade fillings (reticella) on plain weave foundation. Its dimensions are: H x W: 43 x 18.7cm (16 15/16 x 7 3/8in.).    It is inscribed "M. P.".    This sampler is from United…

Part of an unfinished white work sampler. Bands of pattern: open work followed by solid all white. At bottom alphabet in red and green. This sampler is medium: silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation technique: embroidered in long armed cross, satin, overcasting variation, and withdrawn elements with needlemade fillings (reticella) on plain weave foundation. Its dimensions are: H x W: 43 x 18.7cm (16 15/16 x 7 3/8in.). It is inscribed "M. P.". This sampler is from United…

The embroidered casket dates from between 1650 to 1680. It display an immensely rich collection of colours, materials, stitches and imagery. Unfortunately we do not know the origins of this casket. The fact that it has survived is no doubt due to a high regard for the work of an ancestor.

The embroidered casket dates from between 1650 to It display an immensely rich collection of colours, materials, stitches and by Tudatalatti Detektiv

Whitework Sampler ~ 1647 ~ Linen, embroidered with linen, with cutwork, pulled thread work and eyelets ~ V&A

Whitework Sampler ~ 1647 ~ Linen, embroidered with linen, with cutwork, pulled thread work and eyelets ~ V&A

Panel | Mary Queen of Scots | V&A Search the Collections

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Panel - Victoria & Albert Museum - Search the Collections

This is sampler was made by Susanna Wilkinson in England in 1699 (Fitzwilliam Museum - accession T.20-1938). If you think the front of the sampler is exquisite - click on the photo to see what the back looks like!

English Sampler ~ Susanna Wilkinson ~ 1699 ~ from the front of the sampler ~ exquisite whitework sections ~ Fitzwilliam Museum

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