Explore antique samplers and other rare antique textiles for sale from top dealers at online galleries, the uk's number one source of antiques. This beautiful antique dutch cross stitch sampler, showing roses & other flowers, a dog, birds and a church it is stitched with multi-colored silk thread on open weave linen cloth the sampler is signed 'wcdv, oud 13 jaar (13 years old)' and it is dated 1849. Fine antique furniture, clocks, needlework, early english embroideries and the largest selection of 19th century antique darning samplers in the uk. This beautiful cross stitch pattern is adapted from an antique english sampler there is a space on the lower end of the sampler to stitch your own name, and date. Reproduction sampler kits and graphs following is a list of all of our samplers kits and graphs for more information about the sampler or to order it, click on the. Threads of gold is making available for sale the following antique samplers from our collection more antique samplers will be offered at a later date. Unraveling antique american samplers there have been a few cases where the actual date sewn onto a sampler has been altered to.
Shop for antique samplers on etsy rare antique french crochet sampler book - dating from 1870's - over 280 sample stitches filet lace patterns. Gallery of samplers sunday, may 5, 2013 antique sampler, by eileen bennett names and date yet to be inserted. Antiques history nostalgia antique spotlight- the original purpose of samplers might surprise the earliest examples of samplers in europe date to the 16th. This lacy-looking piece is a scottish sampler, stitched by elizabeth telfer, and has no date the directions go on to describe these tid-bits of information the original shows that the date has been picked out, which happened as young girls matured all the things you would expect in a scottish sampler have been stitched.
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Choose from 30+ antique samplers, prices from £130 to £1,675 only genuine antique samplers approved date of manufacture declared on all antique samplers. Shop for-and learn about-antique and vintage samplers samplers were pieces of cloth, usually linen, that featured hand-embroidered designs using thread. Shop for antique sampler on etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods. Know your antiques: sampler comparisons by carol huber from abigail's sampler is the earliest known example in a group from western pennsylvania that date.
Stephen and carol huber, foremost sampler dealers, buy and sell antique samplers, needlework pictures, silk embroideries, huber's large inventory emphasizes american. American samplers the earliest known each with bird in its top, and three boxes, one containing verse and two containing maker's name and date and group of initials. When an antique dealer uploads an item for display on sellingantiques they are requested to make a formal declaration as to the date of its manufacture this date is shown on each antique detail page the use of the word circa or c is to indicate that the date is close to date shown eg circa 1920 means close to the year 1920.
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