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Sampler: T.20-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Fenn, Ann

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, buttonhole, darning, double running, satin and trellis stitches. The sampler is composed of eleven horizontal bands containing, repeat border patterns, birds, 'boxer' figures, caterpillars, rabbits, stags etc. and the inscription 'ANN FENN IS MY NAME AND WITH MY HAND I MADE THE SAME 1655'.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 32.1/2 in
Width: 7.5/16 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

17th Century, Mid#
Production date: AD 1655 : Commonwealth

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, buttonhole, darning, double running, satin and trellis stitches.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.20-1928
Primary reference Number: 110567
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 April 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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