Su­san Ame­son Sam­pler, Circa 1825

SAM­PLER, Circa 1825

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Deb­o­rah Fasano

Orig­i­nally stitched in the early 19th cen­tury, this sam­pler fea­tures a verse from Ec­cle­si­astes sur­rounded by four vary­ing al­pha­bets and a sam­pling of mo­tifs. The age of the stitcher is un­known, but she added sev­eral spe­cialty stitches, in­clud­ing tent stitch, satin stitch and Al­ge­rian eye stitch.

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