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Jean Morison-1728

Jean Morison-1728Jean’s sampler is of Scottish origin and is reproduced from the Royal Scottish Museum. Accession no.1927.775. The ornate outlined alphabet, with curly cues is found on numerous Scottish samplers. Generally marking samplers from Scottland have an alphabet worked in algerian eye. The smallest alphabet is normally at the top and then they become progressively larger. Most of the alphabets on this sampler are worked in marking cross. The centre section is worked in some wonderful double
running band patterns, with the bottom one featuring putti’s and a lion. The bottom section contains geometric motifs worked in various stitches.

Stitches used are algerian eye, rice, queen, longarmed cross, double
running, alternating double back and marking cross.

Size: it measures 12.5" x 22" (32cm x 56cm)
Thread Count: Worked on 40 count (16 thr/cm) linen
Recommended Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Cost: Cht.$25.00
Categories: Scottish
ID: 280

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