Permin of Copenhagen tells us: "A Dutch Beauty is the name for this wonderful sampler, made around 1790 by a 13 year old girl from the Low Countries. Only knowing her initials HVZ, we still admire this embroidery on which she succeeded to bring alive 68 creatures with needle and thread."
Photo shows original.
Stitch count is 630 x 390. Cross stitch.
Chart calls for linen in your choice of counts and DMC floss. We are estimating a minimum of 35 skeins of DMC.
I think that 35 count lambswool linen would be the perfect choice and we are happy to convert the DMC to silk thread for you. Please email us for more information.
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