Thinking about the challenge today, I decided to share with you all something a girl friend in high school once did for me, that I'll never forget.
T.14-1931 Linen sampler embroidered with silk and metal, by Jane Bostock, England, 1598.
T.190-1960By the 16th century, in England samplers had a particular identity which the considerable number of references in contemporary literature and inventories suggest was readily understood.
I wish I had said something cooler than '6 of 9' in the first .something.
Of course I've made the same mistake in this thread, because it's my first post which will be immortalized. While at the chemist's this morning I remembered that one of my colleagues has a cold and picked up a few things I thought she could use.
If you weren't on one of the school's official teams you had to take a gym class each semester.
I was never good at team sports, so in the first semester of my freshman year I signed up for a running class, thinking that would be fairly straightforward.
Although there are a number of references to samplers in 16th-century literature, surviving examples are exceptionally rare.
The motifs are in the style of the earliest group of pattern-books, from 1524–40.
Its inscription commemorates the birth of a child, Alice Lee, two years earlier.