SAM-13003

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SAM-13003

Estimated Date Stitched:
1994

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Size of Sampler:
Width: 24in
Height: 23in

Description:

Was framed in a matte silver frame and matted in deep blue silk. The mat warped over time and the sampler was removed from the frame and mat.

Condition: Excellent

Description of condition:

Fabric Type:
Linen

Approximate thread count:
32

Embroidery thread type:
cotton, silk, other

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Motifs: other**Klaster blocks

Type of stitches: other**Variety including hardanger, pulled thread, freestyle, applique, beading, cross stich, drawn thread, needle lace

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Verse or Inscription:

  1. Connie Wilks – President – 1992-1994
  2. The pink may fade, the tulip wither, but the work of your hands will live forever…
  3. Our embroidered heritage – EAC – 1973-1993
  4. 94 – Rivers of friendship
  5. In the garden of my heart ¬ my spirit sows the needle’s art

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Sent previously

There was a duotang binder with information about each square. It has been lost.

This sampler was prepared by each EAC chapter in 1994 and presented to me on my retirement as EAC president in 1994 with a special interest in samplers, I was thrilled and humbled to receive it.

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