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Sampler: T.36-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Ware, Grace




Whitework sampler, linen, embroidered with linen threads in double hem, faggot, eyelet hole and satin stitch. The sampler comprises six horizontal bands which depict two alphabets, one in satin stitch the other in eyelet hole stitch, an inscription in satin stitch which reads 'Grace Ware Jan 31 1667'.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 39.4 cm
Length: 15.1/2 in
Width: 7.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1667 : Charles II

Materials used in production

Linen thread

Techniques used in production

Weaving : White work sampler, linen, embroidered with linen threads in double hem, faggot, eyelet hole and satin stitch.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.36-1928
Primary reference Number: 110582
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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