German Sampler (was RE: [HNW] question)
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Sun Nov 20 06:41:05 PST 2005
Do you know of any way to get an image of that sampler at the MoL? I'd be
very interested to see it.
At 09:18 AM 11/20/05, you wrote:
>At the present time, the Bostock sampler is the oldest reliably dated
>English sampler in known collections. Several of us have looked at a
>sampler at The Museum of London and although not dated, feel that it is a
>Tudor sampler, possibly preceding the Bostock sampler.
>When looking at the Bostock needlework, I am impressed by my feeling that
>it is very influenced by European embroidery as well as early modelbuchen
>examples. The needlewoman certainly had access to luxury materials and
>sophisticated design sources.
<carol at small-churl-books.com>
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