Hunt for hidden animals in our fascinating exhibition of samplers and create your own simple embroidery piece.

A detail of cat from in the grounds of a Georgian period house and its grounds by Elisabeth Easdon from Glasgow, c.1827 © Private Collection of Leslie B. Durst.


Header: Detail from Isabella Cook’s sampler is one of a pair both depicting a zebra. © Private Collection of Leslie B. Durst.

Explore more

Exhibition
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers will showcase a small selection of embroideries drawn from over 500 Scottish samplers in the collection of Leslie Durst – an American with a passion for Scotland.
More
Event information

When

1 Dec 2018
09:00-10:00

Where

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh

How much

Free but booking essential

Booking information

Email j.miller@nms.ac.uk, or call to book and discuss details on 0131 247 4435.

Please note: Balcony Cafe, Brasserie and Shops will open at 10:00, as will all other galleries.

Back to top