Nine year old Alice Smith stitched this impressive sampler in the year 1841. It is charted for DMC and recommended for a high count neutral linen such as Lakeside Pecan Butter or Silkweaver Parisian Taupe. The stitch count is 311 x 515. Stitches called for are cross over one and two, French/Colonial knots, backstitch, and straight stitch
The beautiful Elizabeth Strickland! Stitched in Needlepoint Inc silk on Weeks 36 ct Parchment, a DMC...
The nickname for this Sampler is "Queen's Palace". I wonder if Sarah dreamed of living...