Whitework Band Sampler – DLE

Whitework Band Sampler – DLE

Estimated Date Stitched:

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School and/or Teacher:

Name of Stitcher:
Dale Laura Edwards

Type of Sampler:
band, spot, darning

Size of Sampler:
Width: 23cm
Height: 46.5cm

✔︎ Mounted


Band Sampler with motifs and borders worked on Permin Royal Crown Linen.

The colour is called ‘Spun Silver’.

Worked in a variety of threads and mounted on a stiff board backing covered with a very dark green velveteen fabric.

Condition: Excellent

Description of condition:

in pristine condition.

Fabric Type:

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Embroidery thread type:
cotton, silk, other

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Borders: other – Hardanger buttonhole//eyelet//wavew scroll//withdrawn

Motifs: other**Hearts//butterflies (one with beads)//flower shapes

Type of stitches: other – klosters//Dove's eyes//darning//Holbein ( Double

Name or initials on sampler: DE 04

Verse or Inscription:

Owner / Donor Story:

This sampler was created as a four-day workshop which was part of the requirements for Teachers’ Certificatio in EAC/ACB. It was eventually eddited to become a group correspondence course which was taken by several groups of EAC/ACB members.


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No. of photographs: Number of photographs: 11

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If you have more info about this sampler, please contact us at samplers@eac-acb.ca