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Sampler: T.59-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Dawe, Hannah

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Description

Linen sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, Montenegrin cross, crosslet, double running and satin stitch with some couching, speckling and detached needle lace filling stitches. All the edges are hemmed. There are seven horizontal bands of repeat floral border patterns; the widest at the top includes two small panels with the inscription ' HANNAH DAWe'. The third band contains a central rose with raised work of semi-detached petals.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 46.25 cm
Length: 18.1/4 in
Width: 19.5 cm
Width: 7.5/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1680 : Charles II

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, Montenegrin cross, crosslet, double running and satin stitch with some couching, speckling and detached needlepoint lace filling stitches. All the edges are hemmed.
Embroidering
Couching (embroidering)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: embroidered in silk thread

  • Text: HANNAH DAWe
  • Location: Inside panel
  • Method of creation: Embroidery
  • Type: Name

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.59-1928
Primary reference Number: 110605
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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