Scottish Sampler


Description

1843 Scottish Sampler by Helen Makgill. This sampler was executed while Helen attended the Episcopal Cumloden School for Girls In Scotland. Typical of Scottish Samplers Helen used a palette of Red and Green.{green faded} And has family initials with most likely initials of her Mother’s maiden name. This sampler is a well executed display of Helen’s sewing talents. She uses a variety of Stitches in various borders framing letters numbers initials and hearts. A Tabulated Report on Episcopal Schools in Scotland 1859-1860 done by the inspector Of Schools. The appearance of the Cumloden School is remarkably neat orderly and Prepossessing. The instruction is a most satisfactory condition. The reading is Pleasing and the items of attainment credible. The school is well provided with the Requisite appliances and is under the most liberal management.
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