Embroidered sampler with two alphabets, a set of numerals, a verse and a landscape within a deep vine border of flowers and grapes. The landscape includes a woman standing by a tree, sheep, and a large basket of flowers.  The verse reads:  Jesus permit thy name to stand As the first efforts of an infants hand And while her fingers o'er this canvass move Engage her tender heart to seek thy love

Embroidered sampler with two alphabets, a set of numerals, a verse and a landscape within a deep vine border of flowers and grapes. The landscape includes a woman standing by a tree, sheep, and a large basket of flowers. The verse reads: Jesus permit thy name to stand As the first efforts of an infants hand And while her fingers o'er this canvass move Engage her tender heart to seek thy love

Square sampler with a grape vine border,  ANNO 1831 at the top, the initials ADI in a floral wreath flanked by putti, and the crest of the Netherlands with Gouda embroidered beneath. Surrounded by various scenes, including a tomb with a weeping willow, a shepherd with a cow and sheep, a gentleman walking with a dog, a beehive, and various birds, deer, rabbits, and baskets of flowers.

Square sampler with a grape vine border, ANNO 1831 at the top, the initials ADI in a floral wreath flanked by putti, and the crest of the Netherlands with Gouda embroidered beneath. Surrounded by various scenes, including a tomb with a weeping willow, a shepherd with a cow and sheep, a gentleman walking with a dog, a beehive, and various birds, deer, rabbits, and baskets of flowers.

ELIZABETH SPURING 1826 ~ Reminds me of a sampler my friend Naomi stitched in the 1980s

ELIZABETH SPURING 1826 ~ Reminds me of a sampler my friend Naomi stitched in the 1980s

Rebecca Willbor 1773 I have this hanging on my hallway wall. Loved working on this piece.

Rebecca Willbor 1773 I have this hanging on my hallway wall. Loved working on this piece.

www.eyefordesignlfd.blogspot.com  Decorating with Samplers.......Handstitched Heirlooms

www.eyefordesignlfd.blogspot.com Decorating with Samplers.......Handstitched Heirlooms

Another William Morris Tree of Life tapestry design, woven in Belgium. The earthy colours are not really authentic, but if it works for you ... 39"x27".

William Morris Tree of Life

Another William Morris Tree of Life tapestry design, woven in Belgium. The earthy colours are not really authentic, but if it works for you ... 39"x27".

One of my hobbies is stitchery and most of you know how I love needlepoint. I am equally fond of creating museum reproduction sam...

One of my hobbies is stitchery and most of you know how I love needlepoint. I am equally fond of creating museum reproduction sam...

An Elizabeth Dowding - England - 1846. Silk on wool; cross stitches. Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Sampler

An Elizabeth Dowding - England - 1846. Silk on wool; cross stitches. Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Sampler

A SILK ON LINEN PICTORIAL SAMPLER  WORKED BY BETSY WARDWELL (1785-1817), MARY BALCH SCHOOL, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, DATED 1797 - Christie's Auction: price $329,600

A SILK ON LINEN PICTORIAL SAMPLER WORKED BY BETSY WARDWELL (1785-1817), MARY BALCH SCHOOL, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, DATED 1797 - Christie's Auction: price $329,600

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