[HNW] Bostocke sampler?
fathallas at collinscom.net
Mon Jun 7 12:33:53 PDT 2010
Or maybe even smaller - just looked in the King/Levy book, and the entire
piece is listed as 16.75" x 14" - all that patterning crammed into a smaller
space than a modern cut of Aida or linen. Wow... wish I still had that
kind of eyesight....
"You get a wonderful view from the point of no return..."
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Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 1:25 PM
To: Historic Needlework
Subject: Re: [HNW] Bostocke sampler?
I just looked at photos I'd taken on a trip in the past, and while I
can zoom in and see that the stitches were worked over two or three
threads, I can't tell you what the thread per inch count is, since I
did that with lots of other needleworks, but not that one. sorry.
I want to say this is closer to 28 stitches per inch than 14, but have
nothing to back that up but distant impression.
n Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Tracy Thallas <fathallas at collinscom.net>
> Does anyone have an idea about the average stitch count on the Bostocke
> sampler (V&A)? Just curious - I like to work "small", but seems to me
> 14 stitch/inch is kind of a standard nowadays...
> "You get a wonderful view from the point of no return..."
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