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Sampler: T.74-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Turner, Ann

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen and polychrome silk threads in cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 13 horizontal bands which feature colourful repeat border patterns, an alphabet, the name 'ANN TURNER', and the inscription 'APPArreLL h/ ThY SeLF Wjt/IVStice AND F/CLOth ThY SeL/WIth ChAStit/ ie SO ShALt/ThOV Bee haP/PI ANd ThY/ WOrKS PrOSP/er".

Notes

History note: Purchased at Sotheby's May 11, 1927

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 94 cm
Length: 37 in
Width: 17.1 cm
Width: 6.3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1686 : James II

Materials used in production

ground and thread Linen
polychrome Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen and polychrome silk threads in cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.74-1928
Primary reference Number: 110620
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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