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Medieval, Renaissance, and Heraldic Patterns for Needlework, with Many Charted from Original Embroidery Pieces of the Period. Newly revised and expanded.

Plate alphabet- This style is from the Book of Kells, simular to letters in the Book of Durrow and the Book of Lindisfarne (c.

historic sampler charted by Carol Hanson.  Unicals were used from 4th to 9th century as script (original design after Stoner and Frankenfield).

historic sampler charted by Carol Hanson. Unicals were used from to century as script (original design after Stoner and Frankenfield).

German 16th century sampler - This alphabet is from a sampler described as "...probably German, appears to be a sampler for church linen; the motifs are in the style of the earliest group of pattern-books, about 1523-40" (King).

German century sampler - This alphabet is from a sampler described as ".probably German, appears to be a sampler for church linen; the motifs are in the style of the earliest group of pattern-books, about (King).

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Chancery or Italian Humanistic: capitals, lowercase, numerals (capitals: 7 high + 5 for descenders; lowercase: 5 high + 5 for ascenders + 5 for descenders)

Free Triple Spiral Cross Stitch Pattern - Triskele Symbol

Symbols and Signs: Free Patterns of Ancient Symbols

More nice medieval borders; these are Icelandic.

Section IIA: Borders (Various). Icelandic altar frontal c.

Correio - Associação O Baguinho baguinho - Outlook

Correio - Associação O Baguinho baguinho - Outlook

celandic 17th century bed valance - This style of lettering (lowercase with diamond-shaped corner blocks) is found in many of the Icelandic embroidery pieces shown in Guðjónsson:

celandic century bed valance - This style of lettering (lowercase with diamond-shaped corner blocks) is found in many of the Icelandic embroidery pieces shown in Guðjónsson:

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