Band Samplers were common in the 17th Century and feature rows of borders and alphabets to create a very long thin design. These would often feature other stitches such as back stitch but I have chosen to use just cross stitch for this pattern to keep it simple.
Count size: 105 x 249
Finished size on 32 ct linen: 6.6" x 15.6"
Stitched entirely in cross stitch
Features 3 full alphabets, two uppercase one lowercase, numerals, 17 borders, nine crowns, three birds and two dogs.