Hands Across the Sea - Elizabeth Wood 1850 ~ Soie 1003 Thread Kit
Elizabeth Wood 1850is another uniqueAnglo-French red sampler from Hands Across the Sea Samplers.
The sampler is suitable for needleworkers of all levels of ability.
The design is worked in cross stitch over two threads of linen.
Choice of purchasing thread only, Printed Chart Booklet or as full kit.
Full Kit options:
Includes linen + 1 spool of Soie 1003 thread, Printed Chart Bookletand 2 Tapestry Size 10 Beading Needles + Free Shipping (Gift with Purchase)
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1 Spool of Au Ver a Soie®, Soie 1003 Includes:
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About the Sampler from Nicola Parkman:
"Boulogne is a city and a major fishing port on the north coast of France. It is possible that Elizabeth stitched her primer when her family were holidaying in Boulogne, although the month of November may indicate a lengthy stay rather than a summer sojourn.
Boulogne-sur-Mer housed a large British population of around 3,000 in the mid-1800s. Although there were migrant workers there, Boulogne’s British population was composed largely of genteel, middle-class residents, some of them in debt, many with servants.
We wonder if Elizabeth kept the promise she so diligently stitched.'