Model Linen ~ 40ct. Weeks Dye Works "Tin Roof" OR your choice.
Model Thread ~ DMC (2 colors), NPS (1 color), AVAS (7 colors). Also, includes DMC conversion for the silks.
Sampler model was stitched using 1 strand of silk over 2 linen threads, except the the verse and lower provenance line which are stitched over one thread.
Stitch count ~ 286W by 285H
Design Area ~ 14.30"W by 14.25"H
PROVENANCE ~ The original 191 year old sampler was stitched by 9 year old Lydia, who grew up in the United Kingdom, living at 19 Upper Kings Street, Bloomsbury, London, England. Born on December 29, 1818 and dying October 24, 1857, she was 39 years old.
~ Luke 2:52 ~
"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man." ~ KJV