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Samplers: An Evolution of Purpose & Design

British darning sampler, signed: Frances Boyce/1780, silk on linen, 20 ¹⁄₈ x 20 ¹⁄₈” framed, courtesy www.metmuseum.org

by Melody Amsel-Arieli   Samplers are pieces of fabric worked to demonstrate mastery of ornamental embroidery stitches and motifs. This fine art arose in the late Middle Ages when English […]

MidWeek Returns to Manchester, NH, Aug. 10 & 11

Barn Star Productions is poised for their return to Manchester, New Hampshire with their flag ship event, the MidWeek in Manchester Antiques Show, Wednesday, August 10 and Thursday, August 11. […]