Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Samplers International * Benton County Museum, Oregon * Until 30 April 2011 & Catalogue

Thanks to generous support from the Sampler Consortium, Benton County Historical Society are exhibiting a collection of samplers stitched between 1747 and 2011 from around the world, including France - see the example above.
Above you can see a delightful Quaker sampler. Members of the Sampler Consortium have conducted historical and genealogical research into all of the historic samplers in the exhibition.
Click here to see more exhibits on the BCHS web-page. A full colour catalogue is available which contains more extensive and complete information than that included on the BCHS web page. The catalogue costs $25.95 including postage if you are in the USA or $35 including postage if you are in Europe, Canada or Mexico. Click here for more details about the catalogue and also to purchase.

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