sample (textileworking: needlework)

Square embroidery sample on cream cloth. The sample is divided into nine squares in three rows of three, with a brown and green stitched border between the squares. Each square features a single motif embroidered in brown thread. These include a figure riding a rooster, a stag, four fish, a horse leaping over a house, and a stork carrying a baby.

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