Sarah Talley lived in Talleyville, Delaware and created the original of this kit in 1798. Unusual motifs appear in this sampler including a hound, a stag, birds and an eagle. Meticulous research goes into creating this reproduction that you can create in your own home. The original sampler is part of the over 700 pieces of needlework in the Winterthur collection. Kit is made in USA.
Kit includes colored picture or photograph of completed kit, a chart of design, embroidery floss, 100% linen (35 count), needle, instructions for working sampler, a stitch diagram and historical information on the sampler.
Intermediate skill level. Worked in cross-stitch, four sided, herringbone, queen, flame, and some freehand.