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Sampler: T.73-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double running and needle lace filling stitches. Cut edges to sides and bottom. The sampler comprises four horizontal bands of repeat border designs; the second band includes 'boxers'.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 31.1 cm
Length: 12.1/4 in
Width: 19 cm
Width: 7.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Circa 1680 CE - Circa 1685 CE

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
unbleached Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double running and lace filling stitches.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.73-1928
Primary reference Number: 110619
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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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