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Sampler: T.27-1928

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Maker(s)

Phelpes, Anne (Maker)

Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double running, cross, satin and trellis stitch. The sampler is made up of nine horizontal bands containing repeat border patterns, 'boxers', an alphabet, birds (with beads for eyes) and the inscription 'ANNE PHELPES 1661'.

Notes

History note: Purchased by the donor November 5, 1927

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 18.1/8 in
Width: 7.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD/CE 1661 : Mary II

Materials used in production

glass Beads polychrome Silk Linen

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.27-1928
Primary reference Number: 110574
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sampler" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110574 Accessed: 2021-12-06 21:50:44

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