Le sampler anglais répertorié le plus ancien : il est signé Jane Bostocke et est daté de 1598.
"Coloured silks in satin, cross, tent and back stitches on woollen canvas."
"English sampler : Mid 18 th century, signed Hannah Haynes. Embroidered with coloured silks and linen thread in satin, cross, Rococo, back stitches and French knots on linen with Hollie point insertions."
"Worked on linen on coloured silks in cross-stitch, Algerian eye-stitch, back stitch and satin stitch."