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Tablet sampler with the Ten Commandments, by Elizabeth Coventry

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An image of Textiles. Tablet sampler. Coventry, Elizabeth (English). The sampler has two tablets containing the 10 commandments, above them a winged cherubs head. To the left stands Moses with a rod and to the right Aaron robed as a high priest. Below each tablet sits a freely designed and worked spray of flowers. Linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitch, length 125.5 cm, width 80.6 cm, 1727.

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Textiles. Tablet sampler. Coventry, Elizabeth (English). The sampler has two tablets containing the 10 commandments, above them a winged cherubs head. To the left stands Moses with a rod and to the right Aaron robed as a high priest. Below each tablet sits a freely designed and worked spray of flowers. Linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitch, length 125.5 cm, width 80.6 cm, 1727.

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  • Accession Number: T.134-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
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  • Image width: 822 pixels
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18th Century Aaron cherubs cross stitch Elizabeth Coventry embroidered embroidery English Fitz_AA Georgian linen Moses needle needlework needleworking Old Testament polychrome priest religion religious sampler satin stitch silk stem stitch stitched stitches stitching tablet sampler tablets Ten Commandments textile The Ten Commandments weaving woven

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