Sampler (It Was Something). 1998. Hand embroidery on linen. 21.25 x 27.75 in. (54 x 70.5 cm)

It was something, I guessed, in the primal
plan; something like a complex figure in a
Persian carpet.... to trace the figure in the
carpet through every tint... would be the
greatest literary portrait ever painted.
             Henry James, The Figure In The Carpet