Sarah Rose does not date her sampler but simply tells us she was 13 when she stitched it. It is composed of two alphabets and a verse, plus a graceful center urn and many random motifs. The many crowns and the unusual crowned figure on the bottom right give a Scottish feel, but we are unsure if it is Scottish or English. Sarah's stitching makes her unusual verse hard to read, but it appears to be:
Stitch count is 138 by 296.
Design size on 32 count linen is 8 3/4 by 18 inches.
Reproduced and stitched by Jennett Whiteside.
Our model is stitched on 32 count Country French Latte by Wichelt, using silk floss. Stitches are cross-stitch and Algerian eye.
Colors are: Au Ver a Soie: 1736, 1744, 1814, 2215, 2234, 2272, 2632, 2636, 3715, 3726, 3831, 3833, 4533, 4535, 4612, and 4614, plus Needlepoint, Inc., Silk 124 and 913. A DMC conversion is also provided.
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Phone: 910-892-3024 | FAX: 910-892-0042