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The Butterfly Spot Sampler~ circa 1650

The Butterfly Spot Sampler~ circa 1650A gorgeous English spot sampler from the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, accession no. 43.280.

The realistic flowers, birds and butterfly could be found on various household articles such as cushions and sewwt bags. The geometric motifs could be repeated numerous times to make a larger textile.

Tis sampler is worked almost entirely in queen stitch with some double running stitches.

Size: measures 7 in. x 12 1/2 in. (18 cm x 32 cm)
Thread Count: Worked on 32 count (12 thr/cm) linen
Recommended Level: Intermediate
Cost: cht. $26.00
Categories: 18th Century English
ID: 226

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