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Mary Wood 1837 Reproduction Sampler from Scattered Seed Samplers

    Stitch count is 239 W by 239 H. Design Area is approximately 13.3" W by 13.3" H.
    Model was stitched on 36 count hand dyed linen and stitched with threads from Weeks Dye Works, and Gentle Art Overdyed threads. Chart also includes a DMC conversion.
    Sampler was stitched using 1 strand of overdyed floss over 2 linen threads, except for the verse, provenance line, and A & E initials which are stitched over one thread.

    The original 181 year old sampler was stitched by Mary Wood, January of 1837, who was from the United Kingdom. This early 19th century sampler is stitched with a central Tree of Knowledge, complete with entwined serpent and Adam & Eve standing beneath its fruit laden branches. Each figure has a Pomegranate motif to their side with floral urns above each. The upper section has the verse, and provenance details which are adorned with birds on fruit branches. The sampler is surrounded by a meandering carnation border.

    Satan their prince soon laid a snare
    For Adam and Eve that happy pair
    They sinned against their God's advice
    And lost the sweets of Paradise.

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    Mary Wood 1837 Reproduction Sampler from Scattered Seed Samplers

    Item# SSSMW
    Price: $24.50
    36 count Hand dyed Linen 18" x 27" (with 2" allowance on all sides)~ To be determined
    Hand dyed thread from Weeks Dye Works & The Gentle Art 8 skeins ~ $31.60
    DMC Cotton floss Conversions 7 skeins ~ $8.05