English Schoolgirl Sampler, England, c. 1800, oval shape with alphabet and poem framed by floral vine work, the lower portion decorated with deer, plants, and a man leaning on a stump, signed on the bottom "SA Dady, 1810. Beautiful work!
Sampler (Mexico), early 19th century
Vividly colored sampler in which the lower two-thirds is composed of flame patterns. The upper left corner has spot motifs, including a butterfly, dog, sheep, shepherdess, and various buildings; the upper right small floral bands.
TWO LINEN NEEDLE WORK SAMPLERS, c. 1700 & 1835
1 Spanish sampler dated "Diciembre 1835" in 3 vertical bands, worked w/ colorful floss in cross stitch, satin stitch & pulled thread work, motifs include geometrics, alphabet, animals & flowers, 18" x 29"; 1 c. 1700 German (?) white on white sampler, 25 blocks to bottom 1/3, each w/ different drawn thread work patterns, top 2/3s w/ Dresden work embroidered florals, each w/ drawn work details, 8" x 23", (both lightly stained, mends) very good.