Leontine de Hert, 1891. This charming Belgian Catholic schoolgirl sampler is from the collection of Victorian Rose. Leontine used the sacred heart of Jesus with crown and thorns; the Christogram IHS; and the intertwined Auspice Maria to depict her faith.
The reproduction is stitched with Gloriana Schoolhouse Red silk (2 skeins needed) on 36 ct Lakeside Pearled Barley. Cross stitch is used throughout. The stitch count is 253 x 243. Copyright 2015.