2 vintage embroidered LINEN SAMPLERS home TIME
are two sweet linen samplers from the past. Both feature linen fabric and cross-stitch embroidery.
The 10 x 14" clock sampler was stitched on natural-color linen. The clock face and some of the side scrolls were cross-stitched with gold metallic. The fabric is a bit loose and appears to have been masking-taped to cardboard before the brown paper was applied. I see three small, dark spots to the left of the clock and one to the right. Otherwise, this vintage sampler is in good condition - all floss is bright and still secure. The metallic strands are also in good, shiny condition.
The second sampler is on a bit lighter (cream?) linen. Floss colors are still bright on this also. I don't see any problems on this unbound sampler. Feel free to ask any questions and thanks for stopping by.
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