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Samplers

Samplers are pieces of embroidery produced to master a particular pattern or display the skill of the maker. They often illustrate a variety of needlework elements, including a decorative border, motifs, figures, the alphabet, narrative scenes, the name of the embroiderer, and the date of completion.

Samplers were first used in Northern Europe during the early 16th century. Surviving samplers, depictions of samplers in paintings and books, and written references indicate that most early examples depicted Late Gothic and Early Renaissance motifs and border patterns. By the 17th century in England, samplers were important educational tools embroidered mostly by young girls between the ages of seven and thirteen. The tradition of sampler making quickly spread to... Read more

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September 3, 2016, 9:00 AM BST
Stowmarket, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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EUROPEAN SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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TWO SAMPLERS.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$210 (starting bid)

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TWO SAMPLERS.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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TWO AMERICAN SAMPLERS.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$105 (starting bid)

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SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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CONNECTICUT FAMILY RECORD SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$400 (1 bid)

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NEW HAMPSHIRE SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$210 (starting bid)

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SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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AMERICAN SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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PENNSYLVANIA SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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MASSACHUSETTS SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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AMERICAN SAMPLER.

September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Framed Sarah Beach 1834 Wooly Needlepoint Sampler

September 17, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Cranston, RI, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Two late 19th century needlework sampler

September 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Woking, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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George III needlework sampler embroidere

September 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Woking, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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