A Weekend of 17th Century Samplers at Plimoth Plantation
April 26 - April 27, 2014
Join Plimoth Plantation for a weekend of workshops and lectures about early samplers and the young girls who stitched them. Gather with other embroidery enthusiasts for one-of-a-kind lectures, instruction and delicious 17th century food. Embroider the Mary Atwood Sampler(c.1650), led by Joanne Harvey, nationally-renowned sampler expert. View rarely-seen treasures from Plimoth Plantation’s collection, such as the Plimoth Jacket and the Theodora Oxenbridge sampler (c.1670). The weekend includes a tour of Plimoth Plantation and a visit to Pilgrim Hall Museum’s exhibit, Needlework Samplers: Wrought by Tradition.