HISTORY IN FASHION - 1500 years of embroidery in fashion

Visit of the special exhibition in Leipzig (extended until Sep. 20, 2020)

Exhibition "Mit Fleiß und Faden - Stickereien aus drei Jahrhunderten"

since October 1, 2015


Women's life back then

Visit to Gudrun Linn on July 19, 2015

German Sampler Museum Celle

The German Sampler Museum closed on March 1st, 2013. more pictures

Dresden Visit - Saxon Folk Art Museum

We visited the Museum in the Old Destillery in Ennigerloh, North Rhine-Westfalia. I say thank you to Mrs Schmillenkamp for her personal guidance.

Aafke Buurs' collection of North Holland samplers


Exhibition until November 3, 2013 - 25 Years MERKWAARDIG

Exhibition 2011

Visiting the exhibition "Merklappen uit de kast" in August 2011

Exhibition "Merklappen uit Kontich, Belgie", summer 2010

Fries Museum in Leeuwarden

See all samplers of the museum. Please click the button "ALLE MERKLAPPEN" more

Exhibition in the West Frisian Museum in Hoorn

Exhibition in the West Frisian Museum in Hoorn

A very special collection of fine needlework will be displayed in the West Frisian Museum in Hoorn from December 15th, 2012 to March 10th, 2013 - 36 samplers of the period from 1750 to 1825. more

Kulturhistorisches Museum Schloss Merseburg

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A digital view onto the collection. Search "sampler"

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Many samplers are on display in the Textiles Department.

More on the V&A's sampler collection