Barb Saunders

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Barb Saunders

Estimated Date Stitched:
1675-1699

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Size of Sampler:
Width: 7.5cm
Height: 15cm

✔︎ Framed

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Conservation mounted and framed

Condition: Good

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Fabric Type:
Linen

Approximate thread count:
70

Embroidery thread type:
silk

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Borders: other*
*band

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Type of stitches: other**Cross, Button Hole, Satin, Algerian Eye, Cross Over One, Long Arm Cross

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Verse or Inscription:

When I Was Young I Little Thought

That Wit Must Be So Dearly Bought

But Now Experience Tells Me How I (f)

I would thrive then I must bow and bend

Unto anothers will that I must learn

Both art and skill to get my living with

my hands that soe I may be free

From Bonds and my own Dame that I maybe

and free from all such slaveree

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