A sewing sampler which was used to practice various weaving and sewing stitches.
I thought the copper plates were so pretty to see. They have monograms which were then transferred to the fabric.
This letter sampler was made back in the late 1700s and yet it is a popular sampler to create for stitchers today.
A sampler done in wool (Berlin work).
A sewing sampler which can be viewed from the front.....