Blackwork DOLLHOUSE needlepoint sampler kit. Kit contains 28 count evenweave fabric. Blackwork became popular in England in the 1600's when England's monarchy had strong links with Spain, where blackwork had been popular for years. This sampler features examples of several traditional patterns, arranged around a central column. The chart for this design includes an alphabet and numbers 0 to 9, so that you can personalise it. Frame, included, measures 1.8 x 2.1 inches (4.5 x 5.5 cm).
00103 Blackwork Sampler C. Davis, American, circa 1960 Forty patterns and design motifs in a blackwork sampler on evenweave fabric; hemstitched edge; stitched by a student of Edith John, a well known English embroidery teacher and author. 11.125 x 6.875 in (28.3 x 17.5 cm)